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Definitions of chevalier

  1. a gallant or courtly gentleman Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A horseman; a knight; a gallant young man. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. A member of certain orders of knighthood. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A knight; in France, a member of an order of merit; often, a gallant young man. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A horseman; knight; gallant man. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A knight; cavalier. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A cavalier; a knight; a gallant young man; a bird, the greenshank; a horseman armed at all points. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for chevalier

  1. L On the guidance of Providence, 35- 36. Bernetz, Chevalier de. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  2. Hortense, likewise in love with another, the Chevalier whose fortune is not large, seeks naturally to come into her inheritance without sacrificing herself to an odious marriage. – A Selection from the Comedies of Marivaux by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux