faithful etymology

English word faithful comes from Middle English (1100-1500) feithful

Detailed word origin of faithful

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
feithful Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
faithful English (eng) (in the plural) The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.. Someone or something that is faithful or reliable. Consistent with reality.. Engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner.. Having faith.. Loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause.. Reliable; worthy of trust.

Words with the same origin as faithful

Descendants of feithful
faithfully