Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. With a stooping posture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a stooping manner or position; with a bending of the body forward.

Etymologies

stooping +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And the stalwart young negro, hooking his arms well under the legs of his rider, got up stoopingly, gave a toss and a jolt to get him into the right position, and walked off with him.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 82, August, 1864

  • Before he sat down where she was going to put him, he stood stoopingly, and frowned at the waters of the cove lifting from the foot of the lawn that sloped to it before the house.

    Questionable Shapes

  • The place was so startlingly alive with that dead woman on a score of canvases in the character in which he had always painted her, that I could scarcely keep from calling out; but I went about, pretending to examine the several Madonnas, and speaking rubbish about them, while he stood stoopingly in the midst of them like the little withered old man he looked.

    Questionable Shapes

  • Stopping beside a bank of reeds at last, the figure rose stoopingly, and drew a gun from between its feet and the bottom of the boat.

    The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh and Other Tales

  • "Bless my soul, and curse the foul fiend's," cried Bunger, stoopingly walking round Ahab, and like a dog, strangely snuffing;

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • 'Bless my soul, and curse the foul fiend's, 'cried Bunger, stoopingly walking round Ahab, and like a dog, strangely snuffing;' this man's blood -- bring the thermometer; -- it's at the boiling point!

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • He’s got hunky shoulders, but he moves stiffly, stoopingly, stupidly.

    Life As We Know It

  • "Bless my soul, and curse the foul fiend's," cried Bunger, stoopingly walking round Ahab, and like a dog, strangely snuffing; "this man's blood -- bring the thermometer!

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

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