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verb [intransitive] stoop pronunciation in American English /stup/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystoop
he/she/itstoops
present participlestooping
past tensestooped
past participlestooped
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  1. 1

    stoop

    or

    stoop down

    to bend the top half of your body downward
    She stooped and kissed the children.
    1. a.
      to walk or stand with your head and shoulders bent forward and downward
      He’s tall but he has a tendency to stoop.
  2. 2
    to do something bad in order to get what you want
    Who would have thought he could stoop so low?
    stoop to: She couldn’t believe he would stoop to cheating.

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