Related formsup·stand·ing·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for upstanding
Twitter seems to be the most upstanding in terms of privacy of its customers.
Most corrections officers are upstanding and do not directly abuse inmates.
“I bet every one of those words was a stab directly in the heart,” says the upstanding official who asks not to be named.
Wildstein looks exactly like how an upstanding and non-political Port Authority official later described him.
Otherwise, Smith lived an upstanding life, raising her three children.Free Demaryius Thomas’s Mom After 14 Years on a Drug Charge|Michael Daly|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I found that you had a boy, handsome, upstanding and decent.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
October glared through the bare lattice work of the branches at the upstanding walls of trading room, store and blockhouse.The Law of the North (Originally published as Empery)|Samuel Alexander White
At any rate it is a magnificent, upstanding peak rising proud and steep-sided high and clear above its neighbours.The Heart of Nature|Francis Younghusband
Upstanding soldiers and cadets in smart khaki uniforms kept the roadway.Down Under With the Prince|Everard Cotes
But this man—he is a keen, upstanding American of the best type—speaks to you through me with absolute frankness.Our Railroads To-Morrow|Edward Hungerford
British Dictionary definitions for upstanding
- (in a court of law) a direction to all persons present to rise to their feet before the judge enters or leaves the court
- (at a formal dinner) a direction to all persons present to rise to their feet for a toast