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Definition of "loyal" []

  • Steadfast in allegiance to one's homeland, government, or sovereign. (adjective)
  • Faithful to a person, ideal, custom, cause, or duty. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or marked by loyalty. See Synonyms at faithful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loyal" in a sentence
  • "Their capacity to love wholly, and unquestionable, and remain loyal is beyond any animal; indeed, in many cases, it is beyond many humans."
  • "All of the above being said in the original meaning of the term loyal opposition, it meant the opposition was constructive in its criticism and suggestions."
  • "As for those who claimed 'GWB is not my president' and stayed the term loyal opposition is obviously lost them."