Pronunciation of Loyal
/lˈɔ͡ɪə͡l/, /lˈɔɪəl/, /l_ˈɔɪ_əl/
Synonyms for loyal:
Other synonyms and related words:
incorruptible, chauvinistic, degraded, sound, down-the-line, unbendable, stalwart, partisan, devout, ardent, stanch, unshakable, true-blue, ultranationalistic, liege, debauched, jingoistic, unfaltering, leal, solid, trusted, friendly, faithfully, dissolute, hardcore, patriotic, strong, truehearted, fast, brotherly, quick, responsible, hard core, degenerate, riotous, nationalistic, diehard, good, superpatriotic, loving, profligate, dissipated, doglike, immobile.
faithful, dependable (adjective)
intent, inexorable, diligent, devoted, steady, determined, deliberate, tireless, bold, earnest, persevering, unchangeable, staunch, thorough, constant, ruthless, dogged, plucky, iron-willed, decided, set, true, fearless, headstrong, stern, serious, courageous, strong-minded, uncompromising, committed, unwavering, tough, insistent, zealous, faithful, steadfast, indefatigable, strong-willed, dedicated, relentless, dauntless, unbending, resolute, willing, unshakeable, spunky, hearty, valiant, implacable, resolved, reliable, decisive, stubborn, persistent, tenacious, unyielding, steely, indomitable, bullheaded, unflinching, firm.
Usage examples for loyal:
- Penny gazed at the eager, loyal faces about her. - "Ghost Beyond the Gate", Mildred A. Wirt.
- I do not count on him; but Calvin is loyal." - "The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop", Hamlin Garland.
- But," added Captain Morton after a pause, " I know the little skite like a top, Judge- and there's one thing about her: She's a loyal little body. - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.