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stoop1

stoop1

 
pronunciation:
stup
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: stooped, stooping, stoops
definition 1: to bend the body forward and downward, as to pick up something.
I stooped to put on my socks.
synonyms:
bend
similar words:
bow, crouch, lean
definition 2: to stand or walk with shoulders and neck hanging forward.
If you stoop too much, you will hurt your back.
synonyms:
slouch
similar words:
crouch, droop, hunch
definition 3: to perform a task or act that lowers oneself or is not honest and upright.
She will never stoop to lying.
similar words:
fall, resort
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a way of standing in which the head and shoulders fall forward and downward.
My father walks with a stoop in his old age.
synonyms:
slouch
derivations: stoopingly (adv.), stooper (n.)
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