- something or someone, as a person, performance, etc., remarkably superior to others: Evans was a standout in the mixed doubles.
- someone who is conspicuous in an area because of his or her refusal to conform with the actions, opinions, desires, etc., of the majority.
- outstanding; superior.
Origin of standout
Related Words for standoutattenuate, deficient, exceptional, extraordinary, few, flimsy, inconceivable, isolated, light, limited, magnificent, occasional, outstanding, preeminent, rarefied, remarkable, scanty, scarce, scattered, seldom
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Contemporary Examples of standout
On the opposite end of the spectrum are two other standout works, which depict Mary as a loving, nurturing mother.The Virgin Mary Lookbook
December 7, 2014
Now, the actress is back with a trio of standout performances in indie films.The Resurrection of Kristen Stewart
October 11, 2014
The most popular dish is the totto spicy ramen, a standout for those who crave heat.Underground Ramen’s Mainstream Moment
May 12, 2014
Standout tracks include the Bad-era sounding Blue Gangsta and the irrepressibly buoyant Paul Anka-written Love Never Felt So Good.Dead or Alive, the Hits Keep Coming
May 12, 2014
The standout punchline was wisely saved to close out the opening monologue.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie
March 3, 2014
Historical Examples of standout
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
A picture should not "standout" from its frame, but should go back into it, reaching even into infinity.The Gate of Appreciation