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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that is conspicuous by virtue of excellence or superiority: "In the hard-working ... supporting cast, there are two standouts” ( New York).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. exceptional; noteworthy
  • n. An exceptional or noteworthy person or thing

Etymologies

stand +‎ out (Wiktionary)

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