upstanding[ uhp-stan-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF upstanding
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UPSTANDING
She stooped ever so slightly and touched the upstanding mop of his wavy hair.
The Earth-beam still swept the heavens like a stiff, upstanding sword.
He was big and upstanding, with a look of honesty that Pen liked.
It was there I first met him, and a fine, upstanding young officer he was.
The other has upstanding volutes of a heavy kind of foliage.
They had been fine, upstanding boys, all bright with spotless records.
For the animal is awake and upstanding; the spirit that quickens reality is apart.
She was a fine, upstanding creature, tremulous with emotion.
The upstanding dorsal has a crest, from which the sides curl back.
Just in front of them, where there still was a channel of water, was an upstanding rock.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR UPSTANDING
- laid on the line
- like it is
- talking turkey
- up front