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STALWART

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stalwart mean? 

STALWART (noun)
  The noun STALWART has 1 sense:

1. a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

  Familiarity information: STALWART used as a noun is very rare.


STALWART (adjective)
  The adjective STALWART has 3 senses:

1. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
2. dependable
3. used especially of persons

  Familiarity information: STALWART used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


STALWART (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

loyalist; stalwart

Hypernyms ("stalwart" is a kind of...):

admirer; booster; champion; friend; protagonist; supporter (a person who backs a politician or a team etc.)


STALWART (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

Synonyms:

hardy; stalwart; sturdy; stout

Context examples:

hardy explorers of northern Canada / proud of her tall stalwart son / stout seamen / sturdy young athletes

Similar:

robust (physically strong)


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Meaning:

Dependable

Synonyms:

stout; stalwart

Context examples:

the stalwart citizens at Lexington / a stalwart supporter of the UN / stout hearts

Similar:

resolute (firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination)


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Meaning:

Used especially of persons

Synonyms:

stouthearted; stalwart

Context examples:

a stalwart knight / a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army

Similar:

brave; courageous (possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching)


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