Definition of stalwart noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstɔːlwət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɔːlwərt//
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stalwart (of something) a loyal supporter who does a lot of work for an organization, especially a political party a Labour/Tory stalwart They have been stalwarts of the local amateur dramatic society for over 30 years. Word Originlate Middle English: Scots variant of obsolete stalworth, from Old English stǣl ‘place’ + weorth ‘worth’.
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