dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorsenoun
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, proudadjective
having or displaying great dignity or nobility
"a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
chivalrous, gallant, knightlyadjective
being attentive to women like an ideal knight
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: galant, French, from gala, fine dress, Spanish.
A place of broad rivers, wherein shall go no gally with oars, neither shall gallant ships pass thereby. Is. xxxiii. 21.
The gay, the wise, the gallant, and the grave,
Subdu’d alike, all but one passion have. Edmund Waller.
Scorn, that any should kill his uncle, made him seek his revenge in manner gallant enough. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
But, fare thee well, thou art a gallant youth. William Shakespeare.
A gallant man, whose thoughts fly at the highest game, requires no further insight into them than to satisfy himself by what way they may be performed. Kenelm Digby, on the Soul, Dedicat.
There are no tricks in plain and simple faith;
But hollow men, like horses hot at hand,
Make gallant shew and promise of their mettle. William Shakespeare.
He discoursed, how gallant and how brave a thing it would be for his highness to make a journey into Spain, and to fetch home his mistress. Edward Hyde.
When first the soul of love is sent abroad,
The gay troops begin
In gallant thought to plume their painted wings. James Thomson.
Etymology: from the adjective.
The new proclamation.
———— What is’t for?
—— The reformation of our travell’d gallants,
That fill the court with quarrels, talk, and taylors. William Shakespeare.
The gallants and lusty youths of Naples came and offered themselves unto Vastius. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.
The gallants, to protect the lady’s right,
Their fauchions brandish’d at the grisly spright. Dryden.
Gallants, look to’t, you say there are no sprights;
But I’ll come dance about your beds at nights. Dryden.
One, worn to pieces with age, shews himself a young gallant. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.
The next carried a handsome young fellow upon her back: she had left the good man at home, and brought away her gallant. Joseph Addison, Spectator.
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.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
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The numerical value of gallant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of gallant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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.
It was one of the largest and most daring rescue missions in American history. Pat and his team rescued 75 captives and killed 20 ISIS terrorists. Pat, you embody the righteous glory of American valor. We stand in awe of your heroic, daring and gallant deeds, you truly went above and beyond the call of duty to earn our nation's highest military honor.
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.
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
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Translations for gallant
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- ανδρείος, γενναίος, ιπποτικός, αβρός, ευγενήςGreek
- cortés, gallardo, valienteSpanish
- ritarillinen, urhea, uljas, kunniallinenFinnish
- cavaliere, gentiluomo, galante, damerino, valorosoItalian
- 勇敢な, 勇ましいJapanese
- галантный, бравый, доблестный, почтенный, джентльмен, отважный, любезный, смелый, щёголь, обходительный, храбрыйRussian
- galant, tapperSwedish
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