intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 1.1 (have a stoop) she's beginning to stoop se está encorvando he stoops a little es un poco cargado de espaldas or encorvado 1.2(stooping present participle/participio presente)[posture] encorvado; [shoulders] caídoMore example sentences
- During the Brixton riots inquiry in 1981 his tall, stooping figure appeared regularly on television.
- Though he stoops over as if gravity is dragging down his meaty shoulders, Rod standing tall is six feet six inches and 270 pounds.
- His injuries healed but as he grew bigger the scar tissue contracted and he began to stoop like an old man.
- 2 (bend over) agacharseMore example sentences
- I was pruning the flowerbeds, mowing the grass, that sort of thing, and had just stooped down to pick up a piece of litter when a red rubber ball landed about twenty centimetres from me.
- Instinctively Loretta stooped down to pick it up.
- Jorge stooped down, picked it up and dusted it off.