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stand–up

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adjective \ˈstand-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of stand–up

  • : done by a performer who is standing alone on a stage

  • : performing stand-up comedy

  • : done in or requiring a standing position

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stand–up

  1. 1a :  erect, uprightb :  stiffened to stay upright without folding over <a stand–up collar>

  2. 2 :  performed in, performing in, or requiring a standing position <a stand–up bar>; especially :  of, relating to, performing, or being a monologue of jokes, gags, or satirical comments delivered usually while standing alone on a stage or in front of a camera <stand–up comedy> <a stand–up comedian>

  3. 3 :  marked by a high degree of personal integrity or loyalty <a stand–up guy>

1812

First Known Use of stand–up

1812


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stand–up

noun

Simple Definition of stand–up

  • : stand-up comedy

  • : a performer who does stand-up comedy : a stand-up comedian

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stand–up

  1. 1 :  stand-up comedy; also :  a performer of such comedy

  2. 2 :  a television broadcast in which the reporter or narrator faces the camera with the scene of the story in the background

1971

First Known Use of stand–up

1971


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