to stoop low meaning, to stoop low definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( stoops    plural & 3rd person present)   ( stooping    present participle)   ( stooped    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you stoop, you stand or walk with your shoulders bent forwards.  
She was taller than he was and stooped slightly.      V  
      Stoop is also a noun., n-sing  
He was a tall, thin fellow with a slight stoop.     
  stooping      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a slender slightly stooping American.     
2       verb   If you stoop, you bend your body forwards and downwards.  
He stooped to pick up the carrier bag of groceries...      V  
Two men in shirt sleeves stooped over the car...      V over n  
Stooping down, he picked up a big stone and hurled it.      V down/over  
3       verb   If you say that a person stoopsto doing something, you are criticizing them because they do something wrong or immoral that they would not normally do.,   (disapproval)    He had not, until recently, stooped to personal abuse...      V to n/-ing  
How could anyone stoop so low?      V adj  
4       n-count   A stoop is a small platform at the door of a building, with steps leading up to it.  
They stood together on the stoop and rang the bell.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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stop, stooping, stool, stood

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
something easy to get
low; cheap, dirty, sluttish (as behavior and/or look)
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.


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