Adjective "leal" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/liːl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Loyal and honest.
  1. 'Open yer airms and minds tae folk in need, hain frae fylin and skaith the land and sea, tak tent o justice and the commonweal, ding doon hypocrisy, wanthrift and greed, heeze up the banner o humanity, seek oot the truth and tae the truth be leal.'
  2. 'It is a furry mammal, with a bark as winsome as any leal and faithful Labrador.'

Definitions

1. loyal; true.

More examples(as adjective)

"reporters can be leal."

"problems can be leal."

"liabilities can be leal."

"journalists can be leal."

"costae can be leal."

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Origin

Middle English: from Old French leel, earlier form of loial (see loyal).