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standout

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of standout

  1. 1 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about <several standouts from showbiz were at the gala> Synonyms big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, celebrity, star, superstar, VIPRelated Words favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrumNear Antonyms lightweight, mediocrity; has-beenAntonyms nobody, noncelebrity

  2. 2 something very good of its kind <his debut novel was a standout in an otherwise lackluster year> Synonyms beaut, beauty, bee's knees, cat's meow, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), daisy, dandy, dilly, doozy (or doozie also doozer), dream, honey, hot stuff, humdinger, hummer, knockout, lollapalooza, lulu [slang], nifty, peach, pip, pippin, ripper, ripsnorter, snorter, sockdolager (or sockdologer), jim-dandy, sweetheartRelated Words marvel, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation, wonder; catch, crown jewel, diamond, gem, imperial, jewel, pearl, plum, treasureNear Antonyms bust, disappointment, dud, failure, flop, lemon, letdown, loser, stinker, turkey




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