Origin of standout
Words nearby standout
How to use standout in a sentence
The Terps’ standout performances from earlier conference games flashed promise, but that type of execution needs to be replicated from game to game.Maryland’s NCAA tournament hopes will rest on a strong second half and those three road wins|Emily Giambalvo|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
One standout example is Harmony Square, which teachers users through role-play how troll farms work.
Draymond Green was a defensive standout for the Golden State Warriors.With Harden, Durant and Irving, could Brooklyn net an NBA title?|Fred Bowen|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
The Terps managed to contain Dickinson, the 7-foot-1 center and former DeMatha standout who scored 26 points in the teams’ previous meeting.Maryland can’t keep up with No. 7 Michigan and never leads during an 87-63 loss|Emily Giambalvo|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
At age 23, former KHL standout Kirill Kaprizov is poised to make an instant impact in his NHL debut with the Minnesota Wild.Can The Lightning Repeat? Are The Avs For Real? What To Watch In The 2020-21 NHL Season.|Terrence Doyle|January 13, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
On the opposite end of the spectrum are two other standout works, which depict Mary as a loving, nurturing mother.
Healey may not have won on Tuesday, but the return on his investment was a national standout.
Such standout performances have been rare: her big-screen blockbuster salvo, Batman Begins (2005), fizzled to nothing.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, the actress is back with a trio of standout performances in indie films.
The most popular dish is the totto spicy ramen, a standout for those who crave heat.
Work was suspended and after but a brief "standout" the whole ended in a complete victory for the workingmen.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
A picture should not "standout" from its frame, but should go back into it, reaching even into infinity.The Gate of Appreciation|Carleton Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for standout
- a person or thing that is distinctive or outstanding
- (as modifier)the standout track from the album
Other Idioms and Phrases with standout
Protrude, project, as in Those reliefs stand out from the building walls. [First half of 1500s]
Be conspicuous, distinctive, or prominent, as in He's so tall that he always stands out in a crowd. [Mid-1800s]
Refuse to comply, remain opposed, as in The one juror is standing out against a guilty verdict. [Late 1500s]