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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To rise to an upright, erect position. Also: To remain sound and intact under stress, pressure, attack, or close scrutiny.

Usage examples (30)
  • Adjective : a stand-up meal. ,a stand-up lunch counter. ,a stand-up batter who hits many doubles
  • I know he has a background in standup and he's a great actor.
  • Hugh Hughes also goes in – standup style – for ruffling his audience.
  • But, I agree with Erswi, CKs standup is awesome, but he seems so forced and awkward acting. for more
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