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  • noun Plural form of stand-up.

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Examples

  • Network executives say Corporate Retreat will be a mixed bag, offering some themed evenings such as the most recent event on Monday, in which stand-ups recited from and performed bits inspired by Found magazine, which collects ephemera such as discarded notes and letters.

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  • HugeTwo stand-ups shoot for the very big time in Ben Miller's comedy.

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  • Television reporters mentioned it in their stand-ups, unnecessarily describing details plainly visible on the video clip that played while they talked, the expletives bleeped out.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Meanwhile, he introduces an audience that might otherwise not see them to the comedy of Arab-American stand-ups like Maria Shehata, Maz Jobrani and Omid Djalili who is actually British, as well as comedians like Tommy Davidson, Tom Papa and Sebastian Maniscalco, among others.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Just Like Us

  • Television reporters mentioned it in their stand-ups, unnecessarily describing details plainly visible on the video clip that played while they talked, the expletives bleeped out.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Television reporters mentioned it in their stand-ups, unnecessarily describing details plainly visible on the video clip that played while they talked, the expletives bleeped out.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Television reporters mentioned it in their stand-ups, unnecessarily describing details plainly visible on the video clip that played while they talked, the expletives bleeped out.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • We've seen stand-ups using stage time to discuss their battles with physical or mental illness, as well as tales of divorce and family bereavement.

    This week's new comedy

  • Docents are all blathering idiots who think they missed their calling as stand-ups.

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  • Mockney and estuary accents are the norm among stand-ups these days, but there's a small subset of performers on the circuit who get great comedy mileage out of talking posh, and having the attitude to match.

    This week's new comedy

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