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Definition of "stand-up" []

  • Honest; honorable. (adjective)
  • Upright; while standing. (adjective)
  • Performed while standing although normally done while sitting. (adjective)
  • That allows the batter to advance to a given base (usually second or third) without having to slide. (adjective)
  • A performance of stand-up comedy; jokes delivered standing on a stage (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stand-up" in a sentence
  • "In many cities, a new technology called stand-up MRI is available."
  • "He was talking about playing something called a stand-up bass."
  • "I want to be known as a stand-up guy who happened to make a mistake with a size 19 shoe and just move on."