stooped [stu:pt] adj also stoop|ing [ˈstu:pıŋ]
bent forwards and down
a thin man with stooped shoulders

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  • stooped — [ stupt ] adjective STOOPING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Stooped — 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

  • stooped — adjective having a stoop: a stooped old man …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stooped — adjective in a bent bodily position, hunched …   Wiktionary

  • stooped — Synonyms and related words: couchant, crouched, debased, depressed, flat, knee high, knocked flat, laid low, low, low built, low hung, low level, low leveled, low lying, low set, low statured, neap, prone, recumbent, runty, short, squat, squatty …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stooped — 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

  • stooped — UK [stuːpt] / US [stupt] adjective stooping …   English dictionary

  • stooped — adjective having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect (Freq. 3) a little oldish misshapen stooping woman • Syn: ↑hunched, ↑round backed, ↑round shouldered, ↑stooping, ↑crooked • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowed deeply — stooped low, bent over low …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stoop — [[t]stu͟ːp[/t]] stoops, stooping, stooped 1) VERB If you stoop, you stand or walk with your shoulders bent forwards. She was taller than he was and stooped slightly. Syn: hunch Derived words: stooping ADJ GRADED usu ADJ n ...a slender slightly… …   English dictionary

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