1. a brief (morning) meeting where employees gather to discuss progress and plans
the morning stand-up is a great way to get everyone up to date
In a ‘morning stand up’ participants in the meeting typically remain standing in an effort to help keep the meeting short and to avoid talking about things that are irrelevant. A ‘morning stand up’ can be used to talk about progress, to set goals for the day or to make plans. This is an expression you will generally only hear used in professional contexts.