from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Loyal or faithful; staunch.
from The Century Dictionary.
true blue, under blue.
- noun A person faithful to the principles or characteristics of a body or class.
- noun Especially— A Scotch Covenanter.
- noun A British sailor; a man-of-war's-man.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of inflexible honesty and fidelity; -- a term derived from the
true, or Coventry, blue, formerly celebrated for its unchanging color. See True blue, under blue.
- noun A person of inflexible integrity or fidelity.
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- adjective Alternative spelling of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective marked by unswerving loyalty
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
The Conservative salvo at a 72-year-old widow of a man she called a "true-blue" Conservative quickly spread through blogs, newspapers and television.
After a wild romp, Daisy trots home to curl up with her new, true-blue best friend.
Gyllenhaal is also appealing as the love interest, but it's the mellowing Duvall who gives the film extra ballast and seasoning playing Wayne, the true-blue friend who helps Bad get clean and sober.
If you're a true-blue monarchist, you have to feel for Albania.
But she teases that Teresa's motivations run deeper than being just a true-blue hero.
"He's a wooz, a true-blue, dyed-in-the-wool wooz," Doctor Jackson chanted, with the medico's delight in a novelty.
My grandfather, a true-blue Tory of the old school, would have been disgusted.
If one of the three remaining true-blue social conservatives emerges with the preponderance of that vote in South Carolina, the pressure on the other two will become intense to pull out.''
As of this writing, Erik Millett, the principal of Belleisle Elementary School, is still away from his job, having been pitilessly hounded, vilified and threatened by what amounts to a national lynch-mob of true-blue patrioteers.
"I will die like a true-blue rebel," he told his comrades.