What is loyal?

  • (adj): Steadfast in allegiance or duty.
    Example: "Loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "loyal":

  • (adj): Unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause.
    Example: "Loyal supporters"
    Synonyms: firm, truehearted, fast
  • (adj): Inspired by love for your country.
    Synonyms: patriotic

Famous quotes containing the word loyal:

    A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favoured and cherished.
    Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    ...I, his wife, rested and was warmed in the sunlight of his loyal love, and glorious fame, and now, even though his beautiful life has gone out, it is as when some far off planet disappears from the heavens, the light of his great fame still falls upon and warms me.
    Julia Dent Grant (1825–1902)

    This will not be disloyalty but will show that as members of a party they are loyal first to the fine things for which the party stands and when it rejects those things or forgets the legitimate objects for which parties exist, then as a party it cannot command the honest loyalty of its members.
    Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962)