stalwart

  • 1 Stalwart — is an adjective synonymous with strong .Stalwart may also refer to:Relating to people* Stalwart (politics), member of the most patronage oriented faction of the United States Republican Party in the late 19th century * Stalwart Women, a… …

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  • 2 Stalwart — Жанр thrash metal, death metal Годы 1999 наст. вр. Страна …

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  • 3 Stalwart — Stal wart (st[o^]l w[ e]rt or st[add]l ; 277), Stalworth Stal worth ( w[ e]rth), a. [OE. stalworth, AS. st[ae]lwyr[eth] serviceable, probably originally, good at stealing, or worth stealing or taking, and afterwards extended to other causes of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 stalwart — ► ADJECTIVE 1) loyal, reliable, and hard working. 2) dated sturdy. ► NOUN ▪ a stalwart supporter or member of an organization. ORIGIN Scots, from Old English words meaning place + «worth» …

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  • 5 stalwart — [stôl′wərt] adj. [ME stalworthe < OE stælwyrthe, short for statholwyrthe, firm < stathol, foundation (see STADDLE) + wyrthe, worth: hence, lit., having a firm foundation] 1. strong and well built; sturdy; robust 2. brave; valiant 3.… …

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  • 6 stalwart — index cohort, colleague, heroic, indomitable, pertinacious, powerful, purposeful, sedulous, spartan …

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  • 7 stalwart — (adj.) late 14c., Scottish variant of O.E. stælwierðe good, serviceable, probably a contracted compound of staðol foundation, support (from P.Gmc. *stathlaz, from PIE root *sta to stand, set down, make or be firm; see STET (Cf. stet)) + wierðe… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 stalwart — *strong, stout, sturdy, tough, tenacious Analogous words: husky, brawny, *muscular, sinewy, athletic: lusty, nervous, *vigorous: robust, sound, *healthy …

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  • 9 stalwart — [adj] strong, valiant athletic, bold, bound, bound and determined*, brave, brawny, brick wall*, courageous, daring, dauntless, dead set on*, dependable, fearless, forceful, gutsy*, hanging tough*, hefty, husky, indomitable, intrepid, lusty,… …

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  • 10 stalwart — [[t]stɔ͟ːlwə(r)t[/t]] stalwarts 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A stalwart is a loyal worker or supporter of an organization, especially a political party. His free trade policies aroused suspicion among Tory stalwarts... Moving to Germany, he became a …

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  • 11 stalwart — stalwartly, adv. stalwartness, n. /stawl weuhrt/, adj. 1. strongly and stoutly built; sturdy and robust. 2. strong and brave; valiant: a stalwart knight. 3. firm, steadfast, or uncompromising: a stalwart supporter of the U.N. n. 4. a physically… …

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  • 12 stalwart — stal|wart1 [ˈsto:lwət US ˈsto:lwərt] n someone who is very loyal to a particular organization or set of ideas, and works hard for them ▪ old party stalwarts stalwart of ▪ Rob s a stalwart of the school s chess club. stalwart 2 stalwart2 adj [:… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 stalwart — UK [ˈstɔːlwə(r)t] / US [ˈstɔlwərt] adjective 1) a stalwart friend or supporter is very loyal 2) literary used for describing a person who looks very strong Derived word: stalwart UK / US noun countable Word forms stalwart : singular stalwart… …

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  • 14 stalwart — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, alteration of stalworth, from Old English stǣlwierthe serviceable Date: 15th century marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit < stalwart common sense > Synonyms: see strong •… …

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  • 15 stalwart — [14] The ancestor of stalwart was Old English stǣlwierthe. The second half of this compound adjective denoted ‘worth, worthy’, but the precise significance of the first element is not clear. It represents Old English stǣl ‘place’, perhaps used… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 16 stalwart — [ˈstɔːlwət] adj very loyal a stalwart supporter[/ex] stalwart noun [C] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 stalwart — /ˈstɔlwət / (say stawlwuht) adjective 1. strongly and stoutly built; well developed and robust. 2. strong and brave; valiant. 3. firm, steadfast, or uncompromising. –noun 4. a physically stalwart person. 5. a steadfast or uncompromising partisan …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 stalwart — [14] The ancestor of stalwart was Old English stǣlwierthe. The second half of this compound adjective denoted ‘worth, worthy’, but the precise significance of the first element is not clear. It represents Old English stǣl ‘place’, perhaps used… …

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  • 19 stalwart — adj. & n. adj. 1 strongly built, sturdy. 2 courageous, resolute, determined (stalwart supporters). n. a stalwart person, esp. a loyal uncompromising partisan. Derivatives: stalwartly adv. stalwartness n. Etymology: Sc. var. of obs. stalworth f.… …

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  • 20 Stalwart — Les Stalwarts étaient vers la fin du XIXe siècle, aux États Unis, une faction du Parti républicain. Ils s opposaient alors aux Half Breeds (modérés) pour le contrôle du parti. Les Stalwarts étaient de fervents partisans du président Grant[1] …

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