Definition of staunchly in US English:



  • In a very loyal and committed manner.

    ‘the Government staunchly defended the project’
    ‘he remained staunchly Catholic for his entire life’
    • ‘He understood how to leverage support to effect change in a staunchly traditional organization.’
    • ‘The CEO is staunchly opposed to any deal.’
    • ‘Those consumers who are staunchly dedicated to good health may find themselves turning to the burgeoning organic industry.’
    • ‘Even in a closely divided chamber, he has managed to pass a staunchly conservative agenda.’
    • ‘They have been making a very public effort to reach out to African Americans, who have for decades voted staunchly Democratic.’