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or stand-up  (stănd′ŭp′)
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.
Standup comedy.
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His father killed a man in a standup fight with a blow of his fist when he was sixty years old.
ISLAMABAD -- Theatre Wallay on Friday organized the fifth edition of its standup comedy series - DeMotivational Speakers at The Farm in Islamabad.
ISLAMABAD: Theatre Wallay would organize the fifth edition of its standup comedy series on June 28 at The Farm in Islamabad.
His venture into the movie industry, will make him be counted among Nigerian standup comedians such as Ayo Makun (AY), Julius Agwu, among others, who have delved into acting.
FILE -- Oday Khalifa CAIRO - 2 January 2019: Achance is granted for stand up comedians to reach a wider span of audience through the new program "Comedians of the World" which will host 40 standup comedy stars performing in eight languages.
"I'm very proud that I'm doing a stand-up comedy show in Korean," said Yoo in a recent press conference prior to his standup comedy show "B's Joke," which took place for three days from Friday.
MarketsandMarkets' report, "Stand-up Pouches Market by Type (Aseptic, Standard, Retort, Hot-filled), Form (Round Bottom, Rollstock, K-Style, Plow/Folded Bottom, Flat Bottom), Closure Type (Top Notch, Zipper, Spout), Application, and Region--Global Forecast to 2022," estimates the standup pouches market at $36.58 billion in 2017, and is projected to reach $51.69 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.2%.
I don't feel nearly as anxious to perform improv as I do standup. If I say something on the spot that isn't funny, my partner will carry the scene.
Every summer, standup comedian Andy Kindler gives the "state of the industry" address at Montreal's Just For Laughs festival.
New York, NY, February 11, 2016 --( So Fetch, a web and mobile app company, released Standup Bot as a Slack integration today.
IAN KARMEL is a standup comic, doesn't want to be anything but a standup comic, and, if everything goes to plan, will one day soon be famous as a standup comic.