stickout

[ stik-out ]
/ ˈstɪkˌaʊt /
Informal.

noun

a person who is outstanding or conspicuous, usually for superior endowments, talents, etc.: Jimmy Brown is the stickout among running backs.

adjective

outstanding; conspicuous: a stickout actor.

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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

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Origin of stickout

First recorded in 1840–50; noun, adj. use of verb phrase stick out
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