[loi-uh-list] /ˈlɔɪ ə lɪst/
a person who is ; a supporter of the sovereign or of the existing government, especially in time of revolt.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a person who remained to the British during the American Revolution; Tory.
(initial capital letter) an adherent of the republic during the Spanish Civil War, opposed to Franco.
a patriotic supporter of his sovereign or government
(in Northern Ireland) any of the Protestants wishing to retain Ulster’s link with Britain
(in North America) an American colonist who supported Britain during the War of American Independence
(in Canada) short for United Empire Loyalist
(during the Spanish Civil War) a supporter of the republican government
1680s, from loyal + -ist. Meaning different persons in different times and places.
[loi-uh l] /ˈlɔɪ əl/ adjective 1. faithful to one’s sovereign, government, or state: a loyal subject. 2. faithful to one’s oath, commitments, or obligations: to be loyal to a vow. 3. faithful to any leader, party, or cause, or to any person or thing conceived as deserving fidelity: a loyal friend. 4. characterized by or […]
/ˈləʊˈfaɪ/ adjective 1. (informal) a variant spelling of lo-fi
[loh-fat] /ˈloʊˈfæt/ adjective 1. of or being a food or style of cooking that contains or uses very little butter, oil, or other fat, usually three grams of fat or less per serving. adjective having reduced fat content; low in fat, esp. having three grams or less of fat per serving Examples Low-fat recipes contain […]
noun 1. a relatively slow-burning explosive, usually set off by heat or friction, used for propelling charges in guns or for ordinary blasting. noun 1. an explosive of relatively low power, as used in firearms