Definition of allegiant in English:

allegiant

adjective

  • That owes or gives allegiance (to someone or something); loyal, faithful.

noun

  • A person who owes or gives allegiance; a loyal follower or adherent (of someone or something).

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Heywood (c1496–c1578), playwright and epigrammatist. From allegi- + -ant, by analogy with other adjectives and nouns in -ant corresponding to nouns in -ance.

Pronunciation

allegiant

/əˈliːdʒ(ə)nt/