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English adjective: gallant

1. gallant unflinching in battle or action


SamplesA gallant warrior.
Put up a gallant resistance to the attackers.


Similarbrave, courageous


Antonymscowardly, fearful

2. gallant lively and spirited


SamplesA dashing hero.


Synonymsdashing


Similarspirited


Antonymsspiritless

3. gallant having or displaying great dignity or nobility


SamplesA gallant pageant.
Lofty ships.
Majestic cities.
Proud alpine peaks.


Synonymslofty, majestic, proud


Similarimpressive


Antonymsunimpressive

4. gallant being attentive to women like an ideal knight


Synonymschivalrous, knightly


Similarcourteous


Antonymsdiscourteous


English noun: gallant

1. gallant (person) a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance


Synonymsbeau, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fashion plate, fop, sheik, swell


Broader (hypernym)adult male, man


Narrower (hyponym)cockscomb, coxcomb, macaroni


Instance hyponymBeau Brummell, Brummell, George Bryan Brummell

2. gallant (person) a man who attends or escorts a woman


Synonymssquire


Broader (hypernym)attendant, attender, tender









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