Gallant - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a man who attends or escorts a woman (syn: squire)
- lively and spirited (syn: dashing)
- having or displaying great dignity or nobility (syn: lofty, majestic, proud)
- being attentive to women like an ideal knight (syn: chivalrous, knightly)
...he was quite a gallant, primping more than either of his sisters...
...she had a whole host of gallants vying for her hand in marriage...
The defenders of the fort made a gallant stand.
They failed to reach the summit, but they made a gallant attempt.
He greeted her with a gallant bow.
He offered her his seat in a gallant gesture.
It was gallant of him to say that.
He used to gallant her in his youth.
a gallant attempt to save lives
put up a gallant resistance to the attackers
...ever the gallant, he bought an enormous bouquet of flowers for his ladylove...
...a romanticized portrait of a bygone era of beauteous Southern belles and their gallant swains...
...my favorite stories are about gallant knights and fair maidens in the days of yore...