Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: stalwart
IPA transcription: [st'ɔlwɚt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: loyalist, stalwart
    Meaning: a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
Usage examples
  • Was there not a stalwart officer waiting for her on the nearest corner?
  • A thick cloak, gathered by a belt at the waist, enwraps the stalwart figure.
  • He seemed a gentle spirit, and I withheld all mention of the stalwart and manless wood-cutter.
  • There let thy conversation be concise; Till thou returnest I will speak with him, That he concede to us his stalwart shoulders."
  • And Athos sprang into the boat, which was immediately pushed off and which soon sped seawards under the efforts of four stalwart rowers.
  • The latter tree it not a little resembles in height, in the wide spread of its stalwart branches, and in its venerable and imposing aspect.
  • There was only a moment to think, but Dick dashed in, and with a mighty spirit, but small fists, he flung himself against the stalwart arms and shoulders.
  • Old Matt leaned forward in his chair as if to speak again; then paused; someone was coming up the hill; and soon they distinguished the stalwart form of the son.
  • When Mrs. Merrithew saw him nodding, she rang, and the nurse--who, like Debby, was a family institution--came in and carried him off in her stalwart arms, to his little white bed.
  • Write the moment you get this by what train you expect to reach Boston, and when you roll into the station you will behold two forms, one tall and stalwart, the other short and fatsome, waiting for you.