Examples of upstanding in a Sentence
upstanding members of the community
a fine, upstanding woman who deserves to be nominated to the state's highest court
Recent Examples of upstanding from the Web
Christina Hendricks plays a usually upstanding woman who resorts to robbing a grocery store on NBC's Good Girls.
What Public Enemy was able to do with their third album was create a heavy project that channeled upstanding anger and incandescent avidity.
Many ex-fighters are far from being upstanding members of society.
Not just LeBron James the basketball player, LeBron James the philanthropist, LeBron James the businessman, LeBron James the upstanding citizen of the community.
Suddenly people are to assume that Trump would be on his best and most upstanding behavior—in the lobby of very building that bears his name?
After decades of diet trends and conflicting information, protein’s upstanding reputation has remained unscathed in America.
Such a set-up could strain the neutrality of even the most upstanding arbitrator.
People don't have illusions about how high and upstanding and rigorously upholding of values that the president is.
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First Known Use of upstanding
before 12th century
UPSTANDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of upstanding for English Language Learners
: honest and respectable
: standing straight up
UPSTANDING Defined for Kids
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