1. [syn: loyalist, stalwart]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Loyalist \Loy"al*ist\, n.
A person who adheres to his sovereign or to the lawful
authority; especially, one who maintains his allegiance to
his prince or government, and defends his cause in times of
revolt or revolution.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in
times of revolt) [syn: loyalist, stalwart]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "loyalist":
Conservative, Democrat, Labourite, Republican, Tory, Whig, heeler,
partisan, party faithful, party hack, party man, party member,
party wheelhorse, patriot, registered Democrat,
registered Republican, regular, stalwart, ward heeler,