Definition of "stoops" [stoops]

  • Plural form of stoop. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stoop. (verb)
  • See steups (West Indian slang) (verb)

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Use "stoops" in a sentence
  • "This archness is purposeful—it is Ms. Edson's way of showing us how completely Vivian is out of touch with her feelings—but the cute self-mockery to which she stoops, which is italicized and underlined by Ms. Nixon's acting, is no more believable than the haze of sentiment through which her agonizing death is seen."
  • "Some peeped from behind the blinds; some boldly came out on their "stoops" to eye the unfortunate schoolmaster askance."
  • "On seasonable Sunday afternoons the burghers of Cordelia Street usually sat out on their front "stoops," and talked to their neighbours on the next stoop, or called to those across the street in neighbourly fashion."