Definition of Stooping

1. Adjective. Having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect. "A little oldish misshapen stooping woman"




Definition of Stooping

1. Adjective. Bending the body forward; yielding; submitting; condescending; inclining. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of stoop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stooping

1. stoop [v] - See also: stoop

Stooping Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stooping

stooly
stoop
stoop and roop
stoop ball
stoop to
stoopball
stoope
stooped
stooper
stoopers
stoopes
stoopid
stoopider
stoopidest
stooping (current term)
stoopingly
stoopless
stoops
stoopy
stoor
stoors
stooshie
stooshies
stoove
stooves
stoozing
stop
stop, drop and roll
stop-gap

Literary usage of Stooping

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1. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1893)
"3 and 4 are photographs taken from life, and show typically the external form of the body in the correct (perpendicular) and the incorrect (stooping) erect ..."

2. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"WITH a smile that never left his lips, Nikolay sat bent a little forward on a low chair, and stooping close over his blonde beauty, he paid her mythological ..."

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