Gallantry - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡæləntri|  American pronunciation of the word gallantry
Brit.  |ˈɡaləntri|  British pronunciation of the word gallantry


- the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) (syn: heroism, valiance, valiancy, valor, valorousness, valour)
- courtesy towards women (syn: chivalry, politesse)
- polite attentiveness to women


Many women were charmed by his old-fashioned gallantry.

...commended the rescuers for their gallantry...

the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war

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