What does the word sturdy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sturdiness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Sturdily.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Firm and unyielding.

Usage examples for sturdy

  1. The sturdy knave who struck him down With frown replied:- " For which I'll make you pay a crown Nor be denied." – The Sketches of Seymour (Illustrated), Part 3. by Robert Seymour
  2. At his question the sturdy woman turned and smiled. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  3. " Well, I don't," replied sturdy Bruin; " and what's more, I don't believe any one else does!" – The Joyous Story of Toto by Laura E. Richards