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Definitions of gallant

  1. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. lively and spirited; "a dashing hero" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a man who attends or escorts a woman Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. One fond of paying attention to ladies. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Brave; high spirited chivalrous; showing courtesy and respect to women. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. A beau; a man who is attentive to women. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Gallantly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. (orig.) Gay, splendid, magnificent (B.) : brave: noble. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. GALLANTNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Courteous or attentive to ladies: like a gallant or brave man. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. A man of fashion: a suitor: a seducer. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. To attend or wait on, as a lady. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Courteous to ladies. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. High-spirited; brave; splendid. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. One attentive to ladies. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. To wait on, or escort, as a lady. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. Intrepid; brave; chivalrous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A dashing fellow; an intrepid youth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. Polite and attentive to women; courteous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A man who pays court to women. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Gay; well-dressed; showy; brave; high-spirited; noble; chivalrous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. A gay sprightly man; a courtly or fashionable man; a man who is polite and attentive to ladies. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. Courtly; polite and attentive to ladies; courteous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. A man polite and attentive to ladies; a suitor; a seducer. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. To attend on, as a lady; to handle with grace or in a modish manner. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. Manifesting bravery; magnanimous; daring; showy. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  37. A showy person; one polite and attentive to women; a lover. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. To attend and wait on, as on a woman. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. gal'ant, adj. brave: noble: (rare) gay, splendid, magnificent: courteous or attentive to ladies: amorous, erotic (sometimes gal-ant').--n. a gay, dashing person: a man of fashion: suitor, seducer.--adv. GALL'ANTLY.--ns. GALL'ANTNESS; GALL'ANTRY, bravery: intrepidity: attention or devotion to ladies, often in a bad sense, amorous intrigue: (Shak.) gallants collectively. [Fr. galant--O. Fr. gale, a merrymaking; prob. Teut.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  40. (also, in senses indicated below, sometimes -ant), a., n., & v.t. & i. Showy, finely dressed, (archaic); grand, fine, stately, (of ship, horse, &c.); brave, chivalrous, (also Parl., as conventional epithet of military or naval member, as the honourable& g. member); markedly attentive to women (-ant); concerned with love, amatory, (-ant); hence gallantly (or as above gallantly) adv. (N.) man of fashion, fine gentleman; ladies\' man, lover, paramour, (-ant). (Vb; -ant) play the g., flirt with, flirt with; escort, act as cavalier to, (lady). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  41. Gay, well dressed; brave, high spirited; fine, noble, specious; inclined to courtship. Complete Dictionary
  42. A gay, sprightly, splendid man; one who caresses women to debauch them; a wooer, one who courts a woman for marriage. Complete Dictionary

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