April 07, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
outstanding /aʊtˈstændɪŋ/ adjective
outstanding
/aʊtˈstændɪŋ/
adjective
The girl's drawing is outstanding.
The girl's drawing is outstanding.
Learner's definition of OUTSTANDING

1 [more outstanding; most outstanding] : extremely good or excellent

  • Tonight we will honor the school's most outstanding students/teachers/athletes/performers.

  • You did an outstanding job on the project.

  • the outstanding quality of your work

2 [more outstanding; most outstanding] : easy to notice especially because of being important or very good

  • There are some outstanding [=conspicuous] exceptions to this rule.

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

3 : not yet paid

  • outstanding [=unpaid] bills

  • She had several outstanding parking tickets in her car.

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

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