What does gallant mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gallant.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gallant

    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. 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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of gallant

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Translations for gallant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • galantníCzech
  • ανδρείος, γενναίος, ιπποτικός, αβρός, ευγενήςGreek
  • galantaEsperanto
  • cortés, valiente, gallardoSpanish
  • uljas, urhea, ritarillinen, kunniallinenFinnish
  • braveFrench
  • वीरHindi
  • 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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