Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Loyal or faithful; staunch.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of true blue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by unswerving loyalty

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the adoption of the color blue by 17th-century Scottish Presbyterians in opposition to the Royalists' red.]

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