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true-blue

(tro͞o′blo͞o′)
adj.
Loyal or faithful; staunch.

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

true-blue

adj
unwaveringly or staunchly loyal, esp to a person, a cause, etc
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly Brit a staunch royalist or Conservative

true′ blue′


n.
a person who is true-blue.
[1665–75]

true′-blue′



adj.
unwaveringly loyal or faithful.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.true-blue - marked by unswerving loyaltytrue-blue - marked by unswerving loyalty; "a true-blue American"; "a reliable true-blue country club conservative"
loyal - steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"

true-blue

adjective staunch, confirmed, constant, devoted, dedicated, loyal, faithful, orthodox, uncompromising, trusty, unwavering, dyed-in-the-wool He is true-blue when it comes to football.
Translations

true-blue

[ˈtruːˈbluː]
A. ADJrancio, de lo más rancio
B. Npartidario/a m/f de lo más leal, partidario/a m/f acérrimo/a

true-blue

[ˌtruːˈbluː] adj (fam) (loyal) → fedele, leale
References in classic literature ?
Whether it were in consequence or in spite of his political creed, I do not mean to give an opinion, though I have one; but certain it is that he held therewith divers social principles not generally supposed to be true blue in colour.
Madame's bedroom was draped in a fabric of true blue and furnished in a rococo manner.
Wenham himself was a staunch old True Blue Tory, and his father a small coal-merchant in the north of England), this aide-de-camp of the Marquis never showed any sort of hostility to the new favourite, but pursued her with stealthy kindnesses and a sly and deferential politeness which somehow made Becky more uneasy than other people's overt hostilities.
Blues boss David Jeffrey, players and staff have signed up to the new True Blues project.
The performance roster includes a good number of true blues and r&b giants, as well as a few who stretch the definition but sound like they should be here: B.
The color-enhanced monkeys did not manage to achieve dominance over true blues, so Gerald speculates that the interaction involves multiple cues.
CALLING all True Blues fans, here's your chance to bag some great Blues videos with goals galore