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Adjective: cavalier  ,ka-vu'leer
  1. Given to haughty disregard of others
    - high-handed
     
  2. Marked by lack of attention, consideration, forethought or thoroughness; not careful
    "cavalier about her clothes";
    - careless
Noun: cavalier  ,ka-vu'leer
Usage: archaic
  1. A gallant or courtly gentleman
    - chevalier
Noun: Cavalier
  1. A royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    - Royalist

Derived forms: Cavaliers, cavaliers

See also: carefulness, casual, cursory, domineering, haphazard, heedless, imprudent, inattentive, incautious, negligent, offhand, offhanded, passing, perfunctory, reckless, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy, superficial, unconcerned

Type of: male aristocrat, monarchist, royalist

Encyclopedia: Cavalier, ND