Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- Loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause.
- My dog is a very faithful dog.
- Having faith.
- Some people are faithful to their god.
- Reliable; worthy of trust.
- My servant is very faithful.
- Consistent with reality.
- I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.
- Engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner.
- They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.
loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause
reliable; worthy of trust
consistent with reality
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faithful (plural faithfuls)
- (in the plural) The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.
- The faithful pray five times a day.
- Someone or something that is faithful or reliable.
2009 September 30, Bruce DeMara, “Shaw's comedy gets teeth”, in Toronto Star:
- Earlier this year, as the recession put a damper on ticket sales, Maxwell said the easy route would have been to go for the tried-and-true old faithfuls.