Definition of loyally in US English:



  • In a way that shows firm and constant support or allegiance to a person or institution.

    ‘they loyally supported the government’
    ‘he served loyally in parliament for 23 years’
    • ‘In 1914, the universities responded loyally to the empire's danger.’
    • ‘The judge was bound by the relevant legislation, which was to be applied loyally.’
    • ‘The refurbished theater reopens with its brick-walled intimacy loyally preserved.’
    • ‘His successor loyally supported Washington policy.’
    • ‘Her servant has followed her here loyally, watching over the princess vigilantly.’
    • ‘There are a load of men in black suits who try to stop you from reaching the basement, where your getaway vehicle loyally awaits.’
    • ‘Gamers are more than ever sticking loyally to one system.’
    • ‘The willingness of the mass of civil servants to serve the regime loyally cannot be doubted.’
    • ‘Far from being a heretic, he loyally endorsed the essentials of church doctrine.’
    • ‘He walks off, and his underdogs loyally follow.’