Definition and Meanings for loyal

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Loyal is ranked 4,815 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of loyal

adjective

Etymology of loyal

f. loyal, of. loial, leial, l. legalis, fr. lex, legis, law. see legal, and cf. leal

Meaning of loyal


as adjective

  • faithful to law; upholding the lawful authority; faithful and true to the lawful government; faithful to the prince or sovereign to whom one is subject; unswerving in allegiance.
  • true to any person or persons to whom one owes fidelity, especially as a wife to her husband, lovers to each other, and friend to friend; constant; faithful to a cause or a principle.
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