dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse(noun)
a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
a man who attends or escorts a woman
unflinching in battle or action
"a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
lively and spirited
"a dashing hero"
gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)
having or displaying great dignity or nobility
"a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
chivalrous, gallant, knightly(adj)
being attentive to women like an ideal knight
showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed
noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer
polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous
a man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood
one fond of paying attention to ladies
one who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer
to attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play
to handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of gallant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of gallant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We appreciate the gallant efforts of the Nigerian military, hunters and vigilantes that saw the liberation of our towns.
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.
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.
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.
Today, we remember the Nigerian workers, who were massacred at Iva Valley Coal mines, gunned down at Burutu, bludgeoned and buffeted in many other parts of the country as they fought for the untrammelled freedom and prosperity of their fatherland. Today we remember the Nigerian workers and students who lost their lives during the struggle against the June 12 annulment and the gallant struggle against the military dictatorships during the dark days of the post-colonial history of our nation. Today, we remember those who lost their lives in the various struggles against the various harsh and anti-people policies since the advent of this democracy in May 1999.
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Translations for gallant
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- ανδρείος, γενναίος, ιπποτικός, αβρός, ευγενήςGreek
- cortés, valiente, gallardoSpanish
- uljas, urhea, ritarillinen, kunniallinenFinnish
- cavaliere, gentiluomo, galante, damerino, valorosoItalian
- 勇敢な, 勇ましいJapanese
- джентльмен, отважный, смелый, щёголь, храбрый, обходительный, любезный, почтенный, галантный, доблестный, бравыйRussian
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