Meaning of stoop
- to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position: to stoop over a desk.
- to carry the head and shoulders habitually bowed forward: to stoop from age.
- (of trees, precipices, etc.) to bend, bow, or lean.
- to descend from one's level of dignity; condescend; deign: Don't stoop to argue with him.
- to swoop down, as a hawk at prey.
- to submit; yield.
- to come down from a height.
- to bend (oneself, one's head, etc.) forward and downward.
- to abase, humble, or subdue.
- the act or an instance of stooping.
- a stooping position or carriage of body: The elderly man walked with a stoop.
- a descent from dignity or superiority.
- a downward swoop, as of a hawk.
- a small raised platform, approached by steps and sometimes having a roof and seats, at the entrance of a house; a small porch.
- stoop (Thesaurus)