Thesaurus > Related Words: stoop

  Words related to stoop

Related / Similar Words: stoep, stoup, crouch, bend, bow, condescend, lower oneself

 

Definition:
  • an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward;
  • small porch or set of steps at the front entrance of a house;
  • basin for holy water;
  • 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";
  • sag, bend, bend over or down; "the rocks stooped down over the hiking path";
  • 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";
  • descend swiftly, as if on prey; "The eagle stooped on the mice in the field";
  • debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won''t stoop to reading other people''s mail";

  •  
    See Also: stoop to

     

    Hyponyms: squinch, huddle, cower

     

    Entailments: change posture

     

    Derivational Morphology: crouch, bend, bow, stooper, bowing, obeisance

     

    Anagrams: stops, Potos, topos, spots

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z