when more than one car approaches an intersection at the same time. All the cars stop and wait, each insisting that the other goes first.
dude, sorry I'm late, I was caught in a minnesota stand off with some soccer mom, haha!
by hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh April 09, 2006
When all members of a group of people are too polite to take the last serving of a given dish.
In the third Minnesota Standoff of the evening, the last piece of pumpkin pie sat alone in the center of the table, the whole family eyeing it in uncomfortable silence.
by the Man of the Van January 15, 2015