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stand-up

1 adjective
     
Related topics: Performing
stand-up1 , stand‧up [only before noun]
1AP stand-up comedy involves one person telling jokes alone as a performance:
a stand-up comedian
2 a stand-up meeting, meal etc is one in which people stand up:
We had a stand-up buffet.
3 a stand-up fight, argument etc is one in which people shout loudly at each other or are violent:
If it came to a stand-up fight, I wouldn't have a chance.
4 able to stay upright:
a photo in a stand-up frame
a stand-up collar

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