Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of mainstay.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The label mainstays clearly know how to put an exciting contemporary lineup together, too, bringing Shackleton, Floating Points, Joy Orbison and Mount Kimbie to Stealth on Friday, before debuting in Manchester, at Sound Control, on 10 July, with Motor City Drum Ensemble, Actress and Darkstar.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • Among the international teams, the mainstays from the Pabao Little League in Curacao are back for a sixth straight year.

    Batter up! U.S. teams look to extend LLWS streak

  • Since Wolfman wrote the books himself for so long, he was able to make them long-term mainstays singlehandedly.

    Thoughts on the New Teen Titans | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Outlook: Longhorns will lose mainstays from the past couple of years including C James Thomas,

    USATODAY.com

  • When he got appointed director of FEMA, fresh from his direct experience staging area as Judges and Stewards Commissioner for the International Arabian Horse Association (from which he "resigned" just before being canned for prejudicial disciplinary procedures), many long-term mainstays of FEMA walked out holding their noses.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • One of our mainstays was the production of jet engines for Navy F-18 fighter-bombers.

    SADDAM and Me �� a true story. . .

  • Imperialism is a quick and dirty way to instill the instituations and the "mainstays" which Radelete writes about.

    The Foreign Aid Debate, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • With men abandoning their traditional religious pursuits in favor of activity in the secular world, Jewish women in nineteenth-century France were increasingly identified as the mainstays of cultural and religious continuity, and Bloch’s columns both reflected and propagated these trends.

    Julienne Bloch.

  • Only five 'mainstays' from the former manager's reign started last night's game and one of them, Robert Koren, continues to carry the air of a man who, despite his recent return to the first-team, resents losing his position as an Albion A-lister in the new regime.

    Star

  • (flunixin meglumine) are the "mainstays" of equine analgesia as they reduce the pain of inflammation, reported Matthews.

    Thoroughbred News | BloodHorse.com

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.