a performer who stands and delivers a comic monologue on a stage; also called stand-up comedian
Being a stand-up comic is a fun way to make a living.
Speaking of funny, to what extent do you define yourself as a stand-up comic?
The mean Bush years replaced the stand-up comic with the sitdown deflations of Stewart and Colbert.
Do you draw much of a distinction between Cosby as a performance artist, a storyteller, and a stand-up comic?