What does gallant mean?

Definitions for gallant
ˈgæl ənt for 1, 3, 4 ; gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt for 2, 5 ; n. gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt; gəˈlænt, -gal·lant

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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. gallant

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

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How to say gallant in sign language?

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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

Examples of gallant in a Sentence

  1. 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

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Chika Onuegbu:

    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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  • 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
  • animosusLatin
  • galantePortuguese
  • galantRomanian
  • джентльмен, отважный, смелый, щёголь, храбрый, обходительный, любезный, почтенный, галантный, доблестный, бравыйRussian
  • tapper, galantSwedish
  • ga-lăngVietnamese

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