Definition of upstanding:
Synonyms for upstanding:
fine, erect, unanimous, substantial, coltish, hearty, beefy, whole, barrel-chested, built, honourable, full, incorruptible, upright, truthful, genuine, straight-shooting, straightforward, noble, upright, compact, worthy, strong, square, self-coloured, horizontal, burly, self-colored, solid, sincere, firm, raised, big, bullnecked, brawny, honorable, satisfying.
- respectable (part of speech: adjective)
- virtuous (part of speech: adjective)
He was about to make a report to the hardware manufacturer when an alert upstanding young American breezed into his office and said: " I have been looking into the hardware situation here and I find that there is a big chance for us.- "The War After the War", Isaac Frederick Marcosson.
- "Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
Manuel thought none of this consciously; he was only aware of a pricking feeling of interest and attraction, and had he been asked his opinion would have said she seemed a fine, upstanding woman enough.- "Beggars on Horseback", F. Tennyson Jesse.