Definition of standout
: one that is prominent or conspicuous especially because of excellence
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 signing marks yet another step in the comeback of Simone, a former Skyline High standout, from an ACL injury near the end of his final season at Arizona State in 2015.
Lopez, a three-sport standout, closed out his career by advancing to the Class 2A state track meet in the shot put.
Donovan, for one, came of age as the standout at the 1999 Under-17 World Cup.
Germany, however, has been a standout country in these times of geopolitical and social upheaval.
That resume landed the former Ensley High School standout in the College Football Hall of Fame.
At school, Simone is a standout, said the school’s resource teacher Stella DiBattista.
The national high school record is owned by Team USA star and former Los Angeles Baptist High (Calif.) standout Allyson Felix (22.52 in 2003), whom Davies has looked up to for years.
UTA starter Trae Patterson (7-4), a former Fort Worth Christian standout, worked his team-leading 12th quality start of the year.
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First Known Use of standout
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Definition of standout for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that is better or more important than the others in a group
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