Definitions for valiantˈvæl yənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

val•iant*ˈvæl yənt(adj.)

  1. boldly courageous; brave; stout-hearted.

  2. marked by or showing bravery or valor; heroic:

    a valiant effort.

* Syn: See brave.

Origin of valiant:

1275–1325; ME valia(u)nt < AF; MF vaillant, prp. of valoir to be of worth < L valēre; see -ant

val′iant•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. valiant, valorous(adj)

    having or showing valor

    "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"

Wiktionary

  1. valiant(Adjective)

    Showing courage or determination; heroic.

  2. Origin: vailant, from valens, from valere 'to be strong'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valiant(adj)

    vigorous in body; strong; powerful; as, a valiant fencer

  2. Valiant(adj)

    intrepid in danger; courageous; brave

  3. Valiant(adj)

    performed with valor or bravery; heroic

Freebase

  1. Valiant

    Valiant is a 2005 British computer-animated film produced by Vanguard Animation and Odyssey Entertainment, and released by Entertainment Film Distributors in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2005 and by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on August 19, 2005. Set in May of the year 1944, it tells the story of a group of war pigeons during World War II. Reviews of Valiant were mixed and largely poor. The film is based on a story by Jordan Katz, George Webster, and George Melrod, and inspired by true stories of hundreds of pigeons that helped the soldiers in the war. At the end of the film, it says that of the 54 Dickin Medals awarded to animals, 32 of them went to pigeons.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

valiant(adjective)

(of a person, his actions etc) brave, courageous or heroic

valiant deeds; He was valiant in battle.

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