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
Former University of Kentucky standout and Kentucky Mr. Basketball winner Darius Miller is reportedly back in the NBA.
The 6-foot-2, 240-pound standout was a two-way starter on both sides of the line last season.
The former Pepperdine standout was runner-up on his first try at last year's city tournament.
But the former Alabama standout foresees even bigger numbers in his future as a wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders.
United had two turnovers in the first half directly lead to goals from Toronto standout Sebastian Giovinco, whom Heath called the best player in the league.
The Bogus Basin Bowl ($12.99/large) is another standout pick.
This is, instead, an angle about the fluidity, on and off the court, of class of 2018 five-star standouts Cameron Reddish, Romeo Langford and Immanuel Quickley.
Growing up in Allegheny County, Laura Ditka loved football because of her uncle, a Hall of Fame tight end for the Bears, but mostly because of her father, a standout halfback at Bucknell.
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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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