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

  • adj. Standing erect; upright: a standup collar.
  • adj. Taken, done, or used while standing: a standup supper; a standup bar.
  • adj. Of or designating a performer who stands alone on a stage, as in a nightclub, and delivers a comic monologue.
  • adj. Slang Courageous and steadfast: a standup guy.
  • n. Standup comedy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A comedian who performs on stage.
  • n. A free-standing photographic print or promotional item. Alternative spelling of standee.

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