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Standees (sense 1) in a bus in Singapore
Larger-than-life standees (sense 2) of celebrities in front of the Rose Theatre Brampton in Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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stand +‎ -ee.

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standee (plural standees)

  1. Somebody who is forced to stand up, for example, on a crowded bus.
  2. A free-standing, rigid print (usually life-sized), for instance of a celebrity, often displayed for advertising and promotional purposes; a cut-out.
    He took a picture of me with a standee of Darth Vader at the premiere of Star Wars: Episode III.

SynonymsEdit

  • (free-standing, rigid print): cut-out

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