Definition of 'stoop'

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Example sentences containing 'stoop'

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It is impossible to understand how anyone could stoop so low. The Sun (2011)By stooping this low he has brought shame on our badge. The Sun (2006)When he had done it he stooped and picked up something. E. Nesbit The Treasure Seekers (1899)The shabby man stooped and took off his boots. Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)One woman threw down a rupee and stooped to pick up change. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)But he was a slight man with a stoop and a nervous disposition. Lisa Jardine THE CURIOUS LIFE OF ROBERT HOOKE: The Man who Measured London (2003)As she stooped to pick it up the blood rushed to her face. Edith Wharton The House of Mirth (1905)Also available is a handle and wheel set that allows you to trim grass edges without stooping or bending. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How could anyone stoop so low? The Sun (2009)The veteran striker stooped to head the opener in 32 minutes. The Sun (2013)His shoulders were round; or else he had a perpetual stoop in them. Christopher Hibbert DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)You must have slowed your step for me and stooped slightly, to reach my hand. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Then as we overtook them, the young man stooped down and tenderly undid her buckles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Doctor stooped and picked it up. Hugh Lofting The Story of Doctor Dolittle (1920)Pitt stooped and picked them up, amazed at so much wealth. William Thackeray Vanity Fair (1837)WHY do some celebrities stoop so low in the name of promotion? The Sun (2013)Can he stoop any lower? Times, Sunday Times (2009)At no time would I want to stoop to degrade anyone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He walked with a stoop, his head hung low, his eyes trained on the floor. Louise Carpenter AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)To stoop so low is not only unacceptable but also beyond belief,' he wrote. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What you also know, though, is that the stooped figure with the scythe is not that scary after all. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'stoop'

hunch, walk with a stoop, be bowed or round-shouldered

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Translations for 'stoop'

British English: stoop VERB
If you stoop, you stand or walk with your shoulders bent forwards.
She was taller than he was and stooped slightly.
  • American English: stoop
  • Brazilian Portuguese: debruçar-se
  • Chinese: 驼背
  • European Spanish: encorvarse
  • French: être voûté
  • German: sich bücken
  • Italian: avere le spalle curve
  • Japanese: 猫背である
  • Korean: 구부정하다
  • European Portuguese: debruçar-se
  • Spanish: encorvarse


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