Then you see him stoop to something this kind of person would never do, steal a bicycle.
Lloyd Grove asks her former colleagues if Brooks could stoop so low.
We spent three hours sitting on a stoop of a church in a square, just talking.
“It was like heaven here,” one man shouted to bystanders from the stoop of a battered pastry shop near one of the blast sites.
One source was a 1950s Rand McNally atlas he picked up on a stoop on Clinton Street.
However, I'll stoop this time; I'm more ashamed not to be able to follow her.
Praise cannot stoop, like satire, to the ground; The number may be hanged, but not be crowned.
The men had to stoop as they crossed the threshold, and the heavy box swayed above their powerful shoulders.
Well, as high a flier as you are, I have a lure may make you stoop.
It is a regard, an esteem for oneself, too great to allow one to stoop to anything base or mean.
"bend forward," Old English stupian "to bow, bend" (cognate with Middle Dutch stupen "to bow, bend"), from Proto-Germanic *stup-, from PIE *(s)teu- (see steep (adj.)). Figurative sense of "condescend" is from 1570s. Sense of "swoop" is first recorded 1570s in falconry.
"raised open platform at the door of a house," 1755, American and Canadian, from Dutch stoep "flight of steps, doorstep, stoop," from Middle Dutch, from Proto-Germanic *stopo "step" (see step).
(also stoolie) A police informer; stool pigeon: He's nothing but a cop's stool (Underworld 1906+, variant 1924+)
: to make me stool on a friend (1911+)
[back formation fr stool pigeon]
Act; bit of behavior; thing to do: vulgar ''stunts'' designed to be easily comprehended and greedily relished (1878+)