descend/sink/stoop to someone's level

idiom

Definition of descend/sink/stoop to someone's level

: to behave as badly as someone who has treated one wrongly Despite my opponent's personal attacks against me, I refuse to stoop to his level.

Learn More About descend/sink/stoop to someone's level

Dictionary Entries Near descend/sink/stoop to someone's level

descending rhythm

descend/sink/stoop to someone's level

descend to

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for descend/sink/stoop to someone's level

Cite this Entry

“Descend/sink/stoop to someone's level.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/descend%2Fsink%2Fstoop%20to%20someone%27s%20level. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!