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stand·up

or stand-up  (stănd′ŭp′)
adj.
1. Standing erect; upright: a standup collar.
2. Taken, done, or used while standing: a standup supper; a standup bar.
3. Of or designating a performer who stands alone on a stage, as in a nightclub, and delivers a comic monologue.
4. Slang Courageous and steadfast: a standup guy.
n.
Standup comedy.
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stand′-up`

or stand′up`,



adj.
1. standing erect or upright, as a collar.
2. taken, requiring, or performed in a standing position.
3.
a. (of a comedian) delivering a comic monologue while standing alone in front of an audience or camera.
b. (of comedy, a monologue, etc.) delivered or deliverable by such a comedian.
[1580–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stand-up - requiring a standing position; "a stand-up bar"; "a stand-up comic"
erect, upright, vertical - upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"
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Translations

stand-up

[ˈstændʌp]
A. ADJ stand-up buffetcomida f tomada de pie
stand-up collarcuello m alto
stand-up fight (lit) → pelea f violenta (fig) → altercado m violento
B. N (also stand-up comedian, stand-up comic) → cómico/a m/f (also stand-up comedy) → comedia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stand-up

[ˈstændˌʌp] adj (fight, argument) → accanito/a; (meal) → in piedi
stand-up comedian → comico da cabaret
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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