Outstanding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aʊtˈstændɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word outstanding
Brit.  |æʊtˈstændɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word outstanding


- distinguished from others in excellence
did outstanding work in human relations
an outstanding war record
- having a quality that thrusts itself into attention (syn: prominent, salient, spectacular, striking)
an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
- owed as a debt (syn: owing, undischarged)
outstanding bills
- of major significance or importance (syn: great)
Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey

Extra examples

Tonight we will honor the school's most outstanding students.

You did an outstanding job on the project.

As a president, he was outstanding in many ways.

Her novels are outstanding for their complex characters and interesting plots.

The painting is an outstanding example of the artist's style.

Outstanding among the menu items were the tomato soup and the swordfish.

She had several outstanding parking tickets in her car.

He left a balance of 50 dollars outstanding on his account.

The prize is awarded for "an outstanding contribution to broadcasting".

There are some problems still outstanding.

His performance was outstanding.

We've got quite a few debts still outstanding.

The question of who is in charge is of outstanding importance.

Proceeds may be used to retire outstanding securities of the company.

Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th centurey

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