gallantly


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Related to gallantly: decisively, typically, tumultuously

gal·lant

 (găl′ənt)
adj.
1. Smartly or boldly stylish; dashing: a gallant feathered hat; cut a gallant figure at the coronation.
2.
a. Unflinching in battle or action; valiant: put up a gallant resistance to the attackers.
b. Nobly or selflessly resolute: made a gallant attempt to save her friend's reputation.
3. Stately; majestic: a gallant ship.
4.
a. Courteously attentive especially to women; chivalrous.
b. Flirtatious; amorous.
n. (gə-lănt′, -länt′, găl′ənt)
1. A fashionable young man.
2.
a. A man courteously attentive to women.
b. A male lover, especially one who is courteously attentive.
v. (gə-lănt′, -länt′) gal·lant·ed, gal·lant·ing, gal·lants
v.tr.
To woo or pay court to (a lady).
v.intr.
To play the gallant.

[Middle English galaunt, from Old French galant, present participle of galer, to rejoice, of Germanic origin; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

gal′lant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.gallantly - in a gallant manner; "he gallantly offered to take her home"
Translations
بِشَجاعَه، بِفَخامَه
statečně
strålende
af hugrekki; drengilega
cesurcayiğitçe

gallantly

[ˈgæləntlɪ] ADV
1. (= bravely) → valientemente, valerosamente
2. (= courteously) → galantemente, cortésmente

gallantly

[ˈgæləntli] adv
(= bravely) → courageusement
(= valiantly) → vaillamment
(= in a courtly fashion) → galamment

gallantly

adv
(= courageously)tapfer
(= chivalrously)ritterlich

gallantly

[ˈgæləntlɪ] adv (see adj) → valorosamente, prodemente, galantemente

gallant

(ˈgӕlənt) adjective
1. brave. a gallant soldier.
2. which looks splendid or fine. a gallant ship.
ˈgallantly adverb
ˈgallantry noun
1. bravery. He won a medal for gallantry.
2. politeness and attention to ladies. The young man was noted for gallantry.
References in classic literature ?
The two young men, as they appeared, walked up the plank into the boat, Eliza gallantly giving her arm to Mrs.
He approached the carriage, and delivered his message gallantly and intelligently.
But when a prince declares himself gallantly in favour of one side, if the party with whom he allies himself conquers, although the victor may be powerful and may have him at his mercy, yet he is indebted to him, and there is established a bond of amity; and men are never so shameless as to become a monument of ingratitude by oppressing you.
O'Dowd's apartments, in the midst of cheering from all the East India ships in the river, and the military on shore, the band playing "God Save the King," the officers waving their hats, and the crews hurrahing gallantly, the transports went down the river and proceeded under convoy to Ostend.
Martin, stopping as you ride gallantly through the world to share your cloak with the beggar.
But all that time my true passport had been floating gallantly overhead--and behold it was only our flag.
Then, indeed, the tradition gallantly upheld, they seized their weapons, and the air was torn with the war-cry; but it was now too late.
His lordship would have put a short end to the difficulty, by very gallantly desiring to mount his horse; but Mrs Fitzpatrick would by no means consent to it.
She had been a little bewildered upon rising, or rather, descending from her cushions, and Monsieur Ratignolle gallantly took her arm and led her away.
A favorite diversion was to make the house into a fort, gallantly held by a handful of American soldiers against a besieging force of the British army.
The fort also fell; but the Turks had to win it inch by inch, for the soldiers who defended it fought so gallantly and stoutly that the number of the enemy killed in twenty-two general assaults exceeded twenty-five thousand.
But D'Artagnan, whose ideas had taken quite another course, forgot himself like a fool, and answered gallantly that it was too late to think about duels and sword thrusts.