stalwart
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈstɔːl.wət/, /ˈstɒl-/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈstɔl.wɚt/, /ˈstɑl-/
Adjective

stalwart

  1. Firmly or solidly built#Adjective|built.
    • 1870–1871, Mark Twain [pseudonym; Samuel Langhorne Clemens], chapter LVII, in Roughing It, Hartford, Conn.: American Publishing Company [et al.], published 1872, OCLC 275036 ↗, page 415 ↗:
      For observe, it was an assemblage of two hundred thousand young men—not simpering, dainty, kid-gloved weaklings, but stalwart, muscular, dauntless young braves, brimful of push and energy, and royally endowed with every attribute that goes to make up a peerless and magnificent manhood—the very pick and choice of the world's glorious ones.
  2. Courageous.
  3. Determined; staunch.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Translations Noun

stalwart (plural stalwarts)

  1. One who has a strong build#Noun|build.
  2. One who firmly support#Verb|supports a cause#Noun|cause.
  3. One who is dependable.
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