HyperDic: gallant

English > 6 senses of the word gallant:
ADJECTIVEallgallantunflinching in battle or action
allgallant, dashinglively and spirited
allgallant, lofty, majestic, proudhaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility
allgallant, chivalrous, knightlybeing attentive to women like an ideal knight
NOUNperson gallant, dandy, dude, fop, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorsea man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
person gallant, squirea man who attends or escorts a woman
gallant > pronunciation
Soundsgae'lahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > gallant: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunflinching in battle or action.
Examples
  • "a gallant warrior"
  • "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
Broaderbrave, courageouspossessing or displaying courage
Spanishvaliente
Catalanvalent
English > gallant: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglively and spirited.
Synonymdashing
BroaderspiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Spanisharrojado, atrevido, bizarro, gallardo, intrépido, osado, valeroso, valiente
Catalanagosarat, atrevit, coratjós, gallard, intrèpid, valent, valerós
English > gallant: 6 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility.
Example"a gallant pageant"
Synonymslofty, majestic, proud
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishespléndido, majestuoso
Catalanesplèndid, majestuós, orgullós
English > gallant: 6 senses > adjective 4
MeaningAttentive to women like an ideal knight.
Synonymschivalrous, knightly
BroadercourteousCharacterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
Spanishcaballero, caballeroso, galante
Catalancavaller, cavallerós, galant
Nounsgallanta man who attends or escorts a woman
Adverbsgallantlyin a gallant manner
English > gallant: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance.
Synonymsdandy, dude, fop, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse
InstancesBrummell, George Bryan Brummell, Beau BrummellEnglish dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)
Narrowercoxcomb, cockscombA conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroniA British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishboquirrubio, currutaco, dandi, dandy, figurín, galán, gomoso, guapo, lindo, narciso, petimetre, pinturero, pisaverde
Catalanbufanúvols, dandi, galà, gomós, petimetre
English > gallant: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who attends or escorts a woman.
Synonymsquire
Broaderattendant, attender, tendersomeone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
Spanishescudero
Catalanescuder
Adjectivesgallantbeing attentive to women like an ideal knight

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