a person who stands, as a passenger in a train, a spectator at a theater, etc., either because all the seats are taken or because standing room is cheaper than a seat.
a person who stands, esp when there are no vacant seats
noun 1. a rigid or unyielding position.
noun 1. (journalism) an introductory paragraph in an article, printed in larger or bolder type or in capitals, which summarizes the article
- Stand guard
Watch over, act as a lookout, as in We’ll climb the tree and get the apples if Josh will stand guard, or There’s a parking space; stand guard while I make a U-turn and get to it. This term alludes to the military defense of posting guards to watch for the enemy.
noun 1. a substitute for a motion-picture star during the preparation of lighting, cameras, etc., or in dangerous scenes. 2. any substitute. standee