An example of a stalwart is someone who has been a long time loyal supporter of a cause.
An example of stalwart is a description for a loyal supporter of a cause.
A stalwart ally; stalwart support.
A stalwart oak tree.
Origin of stalwart
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Scots stalwart (= English stalworth). From Middle English stalwurthe, from Old English stÇ£lwierÃ¾e (“capable of standing in good stead, serviceable"), from stÇ£l (“fixed position, station") + -wierÃ¾e (“-able"). Compare staddle, worth; see also stalwart. More at stalworth.