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standout Syllabification: stand·out
Pronunciation: /ˈstandˌout/

Definition of standout in English:


A person or thing of exceptional ability or high quality: standouts include the homemade ravioli and the pizzas
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  • Few singers have Bellamy's energy or vocal range, and standouts here include Screenager and their anthem, Muscle Museum.
  • There were clearly standouts in terms of talent, natural ability, comfort in their bodies and natural rhythms.
  • Other standouts include Eddie Kaye Thomas as the oddball Finch and, of course, Eugene Levy as Jim's ever intrusive father.


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Exceptionally good: he became a standout quarterback in the NFL
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  • The Spartans were without standout quarterback Drew Stanton after he hurt his shoulder late in the first half.
  • Bishop said that this bars any team with just one standout pitcher from garnering an unfair advantage over other clubs in the league.
  • Three new standout players were added to the roster this season.

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