Definitions for gallantryˈgæl ən tri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. heroism, gallantry, valor, valour, valorousness, valiance, valiancy(noun)

    the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)

    "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"

  2. chivalry, gallantry, politesse(noun)

    courtesy towards women

  3. gallantry(noun)

    polite attentiveness to women

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gallantry(Noun)


  2. gallantry(Noun)

    chivalrous courtliness, especially towards women

  3. gallantry(Noun)

    an instance of gallant behaviour or speech

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gallantry(noun)

    splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery

  2. Gallantry(noun)

    bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry

  3. Gallantry(noun)

    civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue

  4. Gallantry(noun)

    gallant persons, collectively

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)


    This word is now almost obsolete. It was formerly employed to express a deferential attention on the part of the man who in a crowded car gave up his seat to the ladies.

Translations for gallantry

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • galantnostCzech
  • TapferkeitGerman
  • urheus, ritarillisuusFinnish
  • courage, galanterieFrench
  • 勇敢Japanese
  • curaj, galanterie, cutezanță, curtoazie, bravurăRomanian
  • храбрость, мужество, смелость, галантность, отвагаRussian

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