true-blue


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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 ?
Squire Brown, be it said, was a true-blue Tory to the backbone, and believed honestly that the powers which be were ordained of God, and that loyalty and steadfast obedience were men's first duties.
"Why, sir," replied the captain, "I am a true-blue Protestant, and I thank God for it." (It was the first word of any religion I had ever heard from him, but I learnt afterwards he was a great church-goer while on shore.) "But, for all that," says he, "I can be sorry to see another man with his back to the wall."
Indeed, by standing on tiptoe I could catch a glimpse of some of the peaks of the still bluer and more distant mountain ranges in the northwest, those true-blue coins from heaven's own mint, and also of some portion of the village.
[USA], Aug 2 (ANI): Halsey who is known for being true-blue supporter of the LGBTQ community is now giving fans new hair goals.
The TUV300 is inspired by the design of a battle tank that lends it a tough, bold & stylish, "true-blue SUV" character.
True-blue Matt Bomer fans claimed Charlie Hunnam was inadequate as Christian Grey.
True-Blue Frey Miveld, from Childwall, left, is just 16-weeks-old,but can't get enough of wearing her kit, according to proud dad Adam Miveld.
He claimed King had overstepped his authority in helping shape economic policy and in doing so had revealed himself to be a "true-blue" Tory.