stand-up (standup)

stand-up (standup)
1 adjective (only before noun)
1 stand-up comedy involves one person telling jokes as a performance: a stand-up comedian
2 done or intended to be used by people who are standing up: We had a stand-up buffet.
3 a stand-up fight, argument etc is loud and 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
—see also: stand up 2 also standup noun (U) stand-up comedy: do stand up: Mark used to do stand up at Roxy's bar.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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