a comic monologue performed by one person standing on a stage; also called stand-up
Stand-up comedy is more political than you can imagine.
- Stand-up comic
noun a performer who stands and delivers a comic monologue on a stage; also called stand-up comedian Examples Being a stand-up comic is a fun way to make a living. Word Origin 1966
- Stand up for someone
stand someone up
- Stand up with
Be the principal witness at a wedding, that is, act as best man or maid or matron of honor. For example, Jane asked her sister to stand up with her.
noun, adjective, adverb, verb (used with object), staned, staning. Scot. and North England. 1. stone. noun 1. a Scot word for stone