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gallant

gal·lant

gallant

 
 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: gae lnt  for 1 and 2 [or] g laent  for 3 and 4 [or] g lant  for 3 and 4
definition 1: courageous, spirited, or chivalrous.
The gallant knight set off to rescue his lady.
synonyms:
chivalrous, courageous, dashing, plucky, spirited, valiant, valorous
antonyms:
cowardly, dastardly
similar words:
brave, daring, dauntless, heroic, intrepid, knightly, noble, romantic
definition 2: majestic, grand, or showy.
The float was a gallant display of banners and roses.
synonyms:
grand, majestic, noble, ostentatious, splendid, stately
similar words:
extravagant, magnificent, pretentious, showy
definition 3: courteously attentive to women.
The women found the gallant stranger irresistible.
synonyms:
chivalrous, courteous, gentlemanly
antonyms:
discourteous
similar words:
courtly, gracious, mannerly, polite, romantic, well-mannered
definition 4: flirtatious or amorous.
synonyms:
amorous, flirtatious
similar words:
romantic
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: g laent [or] g lant
definition 1: a courageous, spirited, or chivalrous man.
synonyms:
hero, valiant
similar words:
cavalier, knight, paladin, warrior
definition 2: a fashionable or courtly young man.
similar words:
beau, cavalier, dandy, dude, fop
definition 3: an amorously attentive man or lover.
synonyms:
lover, Romeo, suitor
similar words:
beau
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derivations: gallantly (adv.), gallantness (n.)