Definition of 'upstanding'
Example sentences containing 'upstanding'
The Sun (2015)
The cop is left languishing in prison while the crook makes the most of his new life as an upstanding family man.The Sun (2010) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2016)
As if only those of upstanding character are bestowed with that other class of lottery win, inherited wealth.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The biggest problem though is that footballers hardly set a fine, upstanding example to anyone except perhaps hyenas.The Sun (2008)
THEY'RE the upstanding citizens who take an unexpected tumble - committing crimes that go against all they stand for.The Sun (2012)
You may think of yourself as an upstanding member of society who always pays their dues, but beware.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It meant that you and your family were fine upstanding people to be trusted with other people's money and secrets.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2015)
When the practice first began in the 1930s, upstanding citizens were appalled.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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