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KK Pronunciation

〔 stup 〕


〔 stu:p 〕

Overview of noun stoop

The noun stoop has 3 senses

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

  • stoup, stoop -- (basin for holy water)

  • 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

  • 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")

  • 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")

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

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

  • 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")