Part of speech: adjective

Overdue and unpaid, as a debt.

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Usage examples "outstanding":

  1. Life moves along so smoothly with most of us that there seems to be very little difference between one birthday and another; but to this rule there is one brilliant and outstanding exception. - "Mushrooms on the Moor", Frank Boreham.
  2. The outstanding fact is that the age shows immense religious vitality, so soon as one concedes that it must be allowed to show its vitality in its own way. - "Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant", Edward Moore.
  3. Above these little paws he saw a small, graceful head, long and somewhat oval, with outstanding ears, soft, gentle eyes, and a flexible mouth, with cleft lips which opened every now and then and showed white but savage teeth which looked as though they could bite very sharply when their owner liked. - "Rataplan", Ellen Velvin.