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Noun: gallant  'ga-lunt or gu'lant [N. Amer], 'ga-lunt [Brit]
  1. A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    - dandy, dude, fop, sheik, beau [archaic], swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse
  2. A man who attends or escorts a woman
    - squire
Adjective: gallant  'ga-lunt or gu'lant [N. Amer], 'ga-lunt [Brit]
  1. Unflinching in battle or action
    "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
  2. Lively and spirited
    "a gallant hero";
    - dashing
  3. Having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    "a gallant pageant";
    - lofty, majestic, proud
  4. Being attentive to women like an ideal knight
    - chivalrous, knightly

Derived forms: gallants

See also: brave, courageous, courteous, impressive, spirited

Type of: adult male, attendant, attender, man, tender

Encyclopedia: Gallant, Alabama