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stoop-shouldered

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a habitual stoop in the shoulders and back.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It was a twisted and stunted and nameless piece of life that shambled like a sickly ape, arms loose-hanging, stoop-shouldered, narrow-chested, grotesque and terrible.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • The tireless, vigilant forewoman kept a sharp lookout for incipient hysteria, and once led a narrow-chested, stoop-shouldered young thing out of the place in time to prevent a collapse.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • The savior of Rembrandt's faith was a young man with a sweet, homely face, heavy-lidded, stoop-shouldered and wan.

    How Rembrandt Reinvented Jesus

  • It was a twisted and stunted and nameless piece of life that shambled like a sickly ape, arms loose-hanging, stoop-shouldered, narrow-chested, grotesque and terrible.

    THE APOSTATE

  • The merchant, his blue skin darkened with age, stood stoop-shouldered in the doorway leading into his shop.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • This would involve replacement of standard-issue dealers — the stoop-shouldered slobs who dress like parking valets — with seductive looking women in high boots and shiny breastplates, to attract a higher percentage of upscale losers.

    Valhalla After Dark

  • This would involve replacement of standard-issue dealers — the stoop-shouldered slobs who dress like parking valets — with seductive looking women in high boots and shiny breastplates, to attract a higher percentage of upscale losers.

    Valhalla After Dark

  • Just then a stoop-shouldered woman in a brightly-colored dress came around the corner, a measuring tape around her shoulders, a thimble on her thumb, and an armful of fleece pullovers draped over her arms.

    Don Miguel Quesadilla, Disgraced Notary Public

  • Just then a stoop-shouldered woman in a brightly-colored dress came around the corner, a measuring tape around her shoulders, a thimble on her thumb, and an armful of fleece pullovers draped over her arms.

    Don Miguel Quesadilla, Disgraced Notary Public

  • The merchant, his blue skin darkened with age, stood stoop-shouldered in the doorway leading into his shop.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

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