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Overview of noun stoop

The noun stoop has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) stoop

(an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward)

2. stoup, stoop

(basin for holy water)

3. stoop, stoep

(small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house)


Overview of verb stoop

The verb stoop has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (7) crouch, stoop, bend, bow

(bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse")

2. condescend, stoop, lower oneself

(debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail")

3. stoop

(descend swiftly, as if on prey; "The eagle stooped on the mice in the field")

4. stoop

(sag, bend, bend over or down; "the rocks stooped down over the hiking path")

5. stoop

(carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward; "The old man was stooping but he could walk around without a cane")

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