Definitions for gallantˈgæl ənt for 1, 3, 4 ; gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt for 2, 5 ; n. gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt; gəˈlænt, -

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse(noun)

    a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

  2. squire, gallant(adj)

    a man who attends or escorts a woman

  3. gallant(adj)

    unflinching in battle or action

    "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"

  4. dashing, gallant(adj)

    lively and spirited

    "a dashing hero"

  5. gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)

    having or displaying great dignity or nobility

    "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"

  6. chivalrous, gallant, knightly(adj)

    being attentive to women like an ideal knight

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallant(adj)

    showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed

  2. Gallant(adj)

    noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer

  3. Gallant(adj)

    polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous

  4. Gallant(noun)

    a man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood

  5. Gallant(noun)

    one fond of paying attention to ladies

  6. Gallant(noun)

    one who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer

  7. Gallant(verb)

    to attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play

  8. Gallant(verb)

    to handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan

Freebase

  1. Gallant

    Gallant, also known as Clear Springs or Greasy Cove, is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Etowah County, Alabama, United States, and partially in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. It lies west of the city of Gadsden, the county seat of Etowah County. As of the 2010 census, its population was 855. Its elevation is 814 feet. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 35972.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. gallant

    1. To remember one is a gentleman in spite of one's birth and training. 2. To give up your seat in a car to a woman, and tread on your neighbor's foot to get even. 3. To do a perfectly unselfish act from selfish motives.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emir Abubakar Isa Ahmadu:

    We appreciate the gallant efforts of the Nigerian military, hunters and vigilantes that saw the liberation of our towns.

  2. Winston Churchill, The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy:

    Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together- what do you get? The sum of all fears.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.

  4. Richard Tyrrell:

    We felt comfortable in Egypt's demand for LNG over a five-year period and we still feel that there's a good chance Höegh Gallant will serve for longer, but it all depends on how quickly local reserves are developed.

  5. Nicholas II of Russia:

    In the days of the great struggle against the foreign enemies, who for nearly three years have tried to enslave our fatherland, the Lord God has been pleased to send down on Russia a new heavy trial. Internal popular disturbances threaten to have a disastrous effect on the future conduct of this persistent war. The destiny of Russia, the honor of our heroic army, the welfare of the people and the whole future of our dear fatherland demand that the war should be brought to a victorious conclusion whatever the cost. The cruel enemy is making his last efforts, and already the hour approaches when our glorious army together with our gallant allies will crush him. In these decisive days in the life of Russia, We thought it Our duty of conscience to facilitate for Our people the closest union possible and a consolidation of all national forces for the speedy attainment of victory. In agreement with the Imperial Duma We have thought it well to renounce the Throne of the Russian Empire and to


Translations for gallant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • galantníCzech
  • ανδρείος, γενναίος, ιπποτικός, αβρός, ευγενήςGreek
  • galantaEsperanto
  • cortés, valiente, gallardoSpanish
  • uljas, urhea, ritarillinen, kunniallinenFinnish
  • braveFrench
  • կնամեծարArmenian
  • galantaIdo
  • cavaliere, gentiluomo, galante, damerino, valorosoItalian
  • 勇敢な, 勇ましいJapanese
  • galantePortuguese
  • galantRomanian
  • джентльмен, отважный, смелый, щёголь, храбрый, обходительный, любезный, почтенный, галантный, доблестный, бравыйRussian
  • tapperSwedish
  • ga-lăngVietnamese

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