Examples of standout in a Sentence
She is a standout among the available candidates.
All the cameras we tested were good, but there was no real standout.
Recent Examples of standout from the Web
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound standout originally committed to Kansas in the spring of his junior year.
Alshon Jeffery/Stephon Gilmore: The Eagles WR and ex-South Carolina standout, caught three passes for 73 yards in the first half.
Kramer, who grew up in Sandpoint and played for the University of Idaho, was a standout offensive guard for the Green Bay Packers during the Vince Lombardi era.
But the 6-foot-4, 210-pound Robinson, also a basketball standout for the Renegades, decided on staying home and playing for Rutgers.
The John Carroll boys basketball team brings plenty of senior star power to the court with standout guards Immanuel Quickley and Montez Mathis heading the list.
Here, all the Hollywood legends that made a standout effort to look glamorous while breaking a sweat.
Anyone who's anyone (or who has the right connections to someone)—from Roger Federer to A$AP Rocky and beyond—has worn Virgil Abloh's standout Nike collab at some point since the kicks hit shelves in the latter part of 2017.
Milik Yarbrough, Illinois State's standout 6-6 junior forward, had 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
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First Known Use of standout
Synonymsbig name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, celebrity, star, superstar, VIP
Related Wordsfavorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrum
Near Antonymslightweight, mediocrity; has-been
Definition of stand out
- stands out from the crowd
Examples of stand out in a Sentence
the relief figures stand out from the wall quite strikingly
First Known Use of stand out
stand out Synonyms
Synonymsbag, balloon, beetle, belly, billow, bunch, jut, overhang, poke, pooch [chiefly dialect], pouch, pout, project, protrude, bulge, start, stick out, swell
Related Wordsdome; blow up, inflate; dilate, distend, expand; mushroom, snowball; elongate, extend, lengthen, stretch
Near Antonymscompress, condense, constrict, contract, shrink
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