Stooping \Stoop"ing\, a. & n. from {Stoop}. -- {Stoop"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stooping — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stooping — stoop|ing [ stupıŋ ] adjective walking or standing with your head and shoulders bent forward and downward: He had a gaunt stooping figure …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stooping — stuːp n. act of bending the body forward and downward; stooping position; condescension; small porch v. bend the body forward and downward; stand or walk with the head and shoulders bent forward, slouch; condescend, lower oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stooping — adjective stooping shoulders are bent forwards or have become too round …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stooping — adjective having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect a little oldish misshapen stooping woman • Syn: ↑hunched, ↑round backed, ↑round shouldered, ↑stooped, ↑crooked • Similar to: ↑unerect …   Useful english dictionary

  • stooping — adjective Bending the body forward; yielding; submitting; condescending; inclining …   Wiktionary

  • East Stooping Bush Island — is one of the Thimble Islands off Stony Creek, a section of Branford, Connecticut.References* [ BRD=1281 PAG=461 dept id=517515 rfi=8 Wealthy Widow Buying Up Thimbles] , New Haven Register …   Wikipedia

  • Stoopingly — Stooping Stoop ing, a. & n. from {Stoop}. {Stoop ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leaning over — stooping, bending …   English contemporary dictionary

  • List of Emily Dickinson poems — This is a list of Emily Dickinson poems. There are 1,775 known poems that have been written by Dickinson. The poems are alphabetized by their first line. Punctuation, capitalization and even in some cases wording of the first lines may vary… …   Wikipedia

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