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1. stoop

verb. ['ˈstuːp'] bend one's back forward from the waist on down.

Synonyms

  • bend
  • crouch
  • squinch
  • flex
  • cower
  • bow
  • change posture

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact
  • fail

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Stoop

  • intergroup
  • guadeloupe
  • guadalupe
  • regroup
  • stroupe
  • stroup
  • stroope
  • stroop
  • recoup
  • alleyoop
  • whoop
  • troupe
  • troup
  • troop
  • throop
  • swoope
  • swoop
  • stoup
  • snoop
  • sloop
  • scoop
  • hupe
  • grupe
  • groupe
  • group
  • drupe
  • droop
  • croup
  • soup
  • shupe

How do you pronounce stoop?

Pronounce stoop as stup.

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Sentences with stoop


1. Noun, singular or mass
Position topiaries on a covered stoop or just inside the entryway.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When he settles down, with all four feet on the floor, stoop down and pat him.

3. Verb, base form
If you choose a vest heavier than necessary, your back can stoop and strain under the added weight.

Quotes about stoop


1. When I was a kid, I'd practise Chopin on piano - and I love Chopin! He's my dawg! Then I'd go out on the stoop and blast the radio. I'm from New York, the concrete jungle. Hip-hop influenced me from day one.
- Alicia Keys

2. There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
- Henry Van Dyke

3. When someone is rude to you, don't stoop to their level, stay calm and walk away with your head held high.
- Karon Waddell

2. stoop

noun. ['ˈstuːp'] an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward.

Synonyms

  • inclination

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • straight line

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stoop

noun. ['ˈstuːp'] basin for holy water.

Synonyms

  • basin

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • extension

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stoop

noun. ['ˈstuːp'] small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house.

Synonyms

  • porch

Antonyms

  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stoop

verb. ['ˈstuːp'] debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way.

Synonyms

  • act
  • lower oneself
  • move

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stoop

verb. ['ˈstuːp'] descend swiftly, as if on prey.

Synonyms

  • pounce

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stoop

verb. ['ˈstuːp'] sag, bend, bend over or down.

Synonyms

  • slope
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • lie down
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. stoop

verb. ['ˈstuːp'] carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward.

Synonyms

  • hold
  • bear

Antonyms

  • bend
  • sit down
  • stay

Etymology

  • stoep (Dutch)
  • stupian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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