standup gigs are in abundance, she and Melissa have a weekly show on E!
Dave had more in common with them than the standup comedians, even though he could do that.
You often used your cousin Harris in your standup early on, talking about his weight.
"courageous," 1811, originally of fist fights. To stand (someone) up "fail to keep an appointment" is attested from 1902. Stand-up comic first attested 1966.
To persist and endure against rigors; take it: I've had at least seven lifetimes on Seventh Avenue, mainly because I've learned to stand the gaff
[1896+; fr gaff, the steel spur attached to the leg of a fighting cock]