Stoop

  • 1 stoop´er — stoop 1 «stoop», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to bend forward: »He stooped to pick up the money. She stoops over her work. 2. to carry the head and shoulders bent forward: »The old man stoops. 3. (of trees, precipices, or other natural outgrowths) to… …

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  • 2 stoop — {vb Stoop, condescend, deign can mean to descend below the level (as in rank or dignity) where one belongs or thinks he belongs to do something. Stoop implies a descent not only in rank or dignity but also, and more often, from a relatively high… …

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  • 3 Stoop — Stoop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stooping}.] [OE. stoupen; akin to AS. st?pian, OD. stuypen, Icel. st[=u]pa, Sw. stupa to fall, to tilt. Cf 5th {Steep}.] 1. To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward; to bend or …

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  • 4 stoop to — (something) to do something that makes your moral standards lower. They have stooped to using threats of violence in order to get their way. Usage notes: often used in the forms stoop to someone s level or stoop to the level of dong something:… …

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  • 5 Stoop — Stoop, n. [OE. stope, Icel. staup; akin to AS. ste[ a]p, D. stoop, G. stauf, OHG. stouph.] A vessel of liquor; a flagon. [Written also {stoup}.] [1913 Webster] Fetch me a stoop of liquor. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Stoop — Stoop, v. t. 1. To bend forward and downward; to bow down; as, to stoop the body. Have stooped my neck. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to incline downward; to slant; as, to stoop a cask of liquor. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to submit; to… …

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  • 7 Stoop — may refer to:* Adrian Stoop (1883 1957), English naturalised rugby union player * Urban stoop, a small staircase or porch * to bend over forward, such as to pick something up * a mild form of kyphosis * the high speed attack dive of a bird of… …

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  • 8 Stoop — Stoop, n. 1. The act of stooping, or bending the body forward; inclination forward; also, an habitual bend of the back and shoulders. [1913 Webster] 2. Descent, as from dignity or superiority; condescension; an act or position of humiliation.… …

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  • 9 Stoop — ist der Name folgender Personen: Dé Stoop (1919–2007), niederländischer Unternehmer und Sportmanager Lukas Stoop (* 1990), schweizer Eishockeyspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demsel …

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  • 10 stoop — [n] slouched posture droop, round shoulders, sag, slouch, slump; concept 757 Ant. straightening stoop [v1] bow down be bowed, bend, be servile, bow, cringe, crouch, descend, dip, duck, hunch, incline, kneel, lean, relax, sink, slant, squat;… …

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  • 11 Stoop — Stoop, n. [Cf. Icel. staup a knobby lump.] A post fixed in the earth. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Stoop — Stoop, n. [D. stoep.] (Arch.) Originally, a covered porch with seats, at a house door; the Dutch stoep as introduced by the Dutch into New York. Afterward, an out of door flight of stairs of from seven to fourteen steps, with platform and… …

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  • 13 Stoop —   [stoːp], Dirck, auch Thierry und Theodorus Rodríguez [rrɔ ȓriɣɛθ], niederländischer Maler und Radierer, * Utrecht um 1618, ✝ ebenda 1686; wohl 1635 45 in Italien tätig, 1647 52 in Utrecht, 1661 62 in Portugal, 1662 65 in England. Stoop gehört… …

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  • 14 stoop — stoop; stoop·ing·ly; …

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  • 15 stoop — stoop1 [sto͞op] vi. [ME stupen < OE stupian, akin to ON stūpa < IE * (s)teup < base * (s)teu , to strike > STOCK] 1. to bend the body forward or in a crouch 2. to carry the head and shoulders or the upper part of the body habitually… …

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  • 16 Stoop — Stoop, ein Gemäß für Flüssigkeiten, hält in Amsterdam 120, in Antwerpen 159, in Rotterdam 129, in Danzig zu Bier 116, zu Wein 861/2, zu Milch 84, in Königsberg 72, in Pernau 65, in Reval 60, in Riga 61, in Schweden 66 Pariser Cubikzoll …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Stoop — Stoop, Flüssigkeitsmaß; in Schweden = 66, in den Niederlanden = 120 Par. Kub. Zoll …

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  • 18 stoop — index comply, condescend (deign), decline (fall), deign, succumb, vouchsafe Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 19 stoop — ► VERB 1) bend one s head or body forwards and downwards. 2) have the head and shoulders habitually bent forwards. 3) lower one s standards so far as to do something morally wrong. ► NOUN ▪ a stooping posture. ORIGIN Old English, related to… …

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  • 20 stoop — stoop1 [stu:p] v [: Old English; Origin: stupian] 1.) [i]also stoop down to bend your body forward and down ▪ We had to stoop to pass through the low entrance. ▪ Dave stooped down to tie his shoes. 2.) to stand with your back and shoulders bent… …

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