Definition of Stalwart

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

Exact synonyms: Loyalist
Generic synonyms: Admirer, Booster, Champion, Friend, Protagonist, Supporter



2. Adjective. Having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships. "Sturdy young athletes"
Exact synonyms: Hardy, Stout, Sturdy
Similar to: Robust
Derivative terms: Hardiness, Stoutness, Sturdiness

3. Adjective. Dependable. "Stout hearts"
Exact synonyms: Stout
Similar to: Resolute
Derivative terms: Stalwartness, Stoutness

4. Adjective. Used especially of persons. "A stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army"
Exact synonyms: Stouthearted
Similar to: Brave, Courageous
Derivative terms: Stoutheartedness

Definition of Stalwart

1. a. Brave; bold; strong; redoubted; daring; vehement; violent.

Definition of Stalwart

1. Adjective. Firmly built. ¹

2. Adjective. Courageous. ¹

3. Noun. one who has a strong build ¹

4. Noun. one who firmly supports a cause ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stalwart

1. an unwavering partisan [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stalwart

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Literary usage of Stalwart

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1. The Autobiography of Thomas Collier Platt: With Twenty Portraits in Sepia by Thomas Collier Platt, Louis Jay Lang (1910)
"... Senate as a stalwart— Garfield repudiates the preelection covenant of 1880—What impelled Conkling and myself to resent this and resign—Methods employed ..."

2. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"THE stalwart STANDPOINT (From a Speech in the United States Senate, April 24th, 1879) WE ARE told that forty-five million people are in danger from an army ..."

3. La Follette's Winning of Wisconsin (1894-1904) by Albert Olaus Barton (1922)
"... OUT TO OPPOSE LAFOLLETTE—GREAT ACTIVITY OP stalwart LEAGUE—ADMINISTRATION ... Milwaukee Free Press of the wholesale attempt of the stalwart league to ..."

4. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"The Warrior's Ordeal — Panting for the Knife — How Suffering is Courted — stalwart Endurance of Pain—The Greatest of Indian Virtues — Remarkable Religious ..."

5. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"... with a more than reverential love for the stalwart theology of his sturdy ancestors, the Scotch Covenanters. He was married at Zanesville, O., May 18, ..."

6. The Calumet of the Coteau: And Other Poetical Legends of the Border. Also, a by Philetus W. Norris (1883)
"46 NOT from hall of the Washburns, Who so long have honor'd Maine, But lowly "Buckeye" cabin Our stalwart yeoman came. Not from classic Oberlin, ..."

7. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Standish the stalwart it was, with eight of friend of the white men, Northward marching to quell the sudden his valorous army, Led by their Indian guide, ..."

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