standing O

noun
stand·​ing O | \ ˈstan-diŋ-ˈō How to pronounce standing O (audio) \

Definition of standing O

: a standing ovation

First Known Use of standing O

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for standing O

ovation

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“Standing O.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/standing%20O. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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