The Babe walked over to the stooped figure at the microphone and threw his arms around Lou's neck.
The oldest man I met, stooped over and feeding some cats, said he was 83.
No one blinked an eye when John Malkovich stooped to do Transformers 2.
Tamasjo also stooped and lifted something that glittered in the sunlight.
How near—how very near, had Death, in his hovering, stooped towards their home!
The moon was shining and he had no doubt as to what the thing was when he stooped to pick it up.
The weapon clattered to the floor and Flor stooped to recover it.
Rollo, to whom La Giralda had given the key, stooped to fit it into the keyhole.
As he went in at the palace gate he stooped, as though it were too low for him.
With an effort, he stooped and took up the candlestick and set it on the table.
"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]