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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.

gallant

adj
1. brave and high-spirited; courageous and honourable; dashing: a gallant warrior.
2. (of a man) attentive to women; chivalrous
3. imposing; dignified; stately: a gallant ship.
4. archaic showy in dress
n
5. a woman's lover or suitor
6. a dashing or fashionable young man, esp one who pursues women
7. a brave, high-spirited, or adventurous man
vb
8. (when: intr, usually foll by with) to court or flirt (with)
9. (tr) to attend or escort (a woman)
[C15: from Old French galant, from galer to make merry, from gale enjoyment, pleasure, of Germanic origin; related to Old English wela weal2]
ˈgallantly adv
ˈgallantness n

gal•lant

(adj. ˈgæl ənt for 1, 3, 4; gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt for 2, 5; n. gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt; v. gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt)
adj.
1. brave, spirited, or noble-minded: a gallant knight; a gallant attempt.
2. attentive to women; chivalrous.
3. stately; grand: a gallant ship.
4. showy, colorful, or stylish, as in dress.
n.
5. a man exceptionally attentive to women.
6. a stylish and dashing man.
7. a suitor or lover.
v.t.
8. to court or act as a lover of (a woman).
9. to escort (a woman).
v.i.
10. to attend or pay court as a gallant.
[1350–1400; Middle English gala(u)nt < Old French galant, present participle of galer to amuse oneself, make merry < Gallo-Romance *walāre, derivative of Frankish *wala good, happy; see well1, weal1]
gal′lant•ly, adv.

Gal•lant

(ˈgæl ənt)
n.
Mavis, born 1922, Canadian short-story writer.

gallant


Past participle: gallanted
Gerund: gallanting

Imperative
gallant
gallant
Present
I gallant
you gallant
he/she/it gallants
we gallant
you gallant
they gallant
Preterite
I gallanted
you gallanted
he/she/it gallanted
we gallanted
you gallanted
they gallanted
Present Continuous
I am gallanting
you are gallanting
he/she/it is gallanting
we are gallanting
you are gallanting
they are gallanting
Present Perfect
I have gallanted
you have gallanted
he/she/it has gallanted
we have gallanted
you have gallanted
they have gallanted
Past Continuous
I was gallanting
you were gallanting
he/she/it was gallanting
we were gallanting
you were gallanting
they were gallanting
Past Perfect
I had gallanted
you had gallanted
he/she/it had gallanted
we had gallanted
you had gallanted
they had gallanted
Future
I will gallant
you will gallant
he/she/it will gallant
we will gallant
you will gallant
they will gallant
Future Perfect
I will have gallanted
you will have gallanted
he/she/it will have gallanted
we will have gallanted
you will have gallanted
they will have gallanted
Future Continuous
I will be gallanting
you will be gallanting
he/she/it will be gallanting
we will be gallanting
you will be gallanting
they will be gallanting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gallanting
you have been gallanting
he/she/it has been gallanting
we have been gallanting
you have been gallanting
they have been gallanting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gallanting
you will have been gallanting
he/she/it will have been gallanting
we will have been gallanting
you will have been gallanting
they will have been gallanting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gallanting
you had been gallanting
he/she/it had been gallanting
we had been gallanting
you had been gallanting
they had been gallanting
Conditional
I would gallant
you would gallant
he/she/it would gallant
we would gallant
you would gallant
they would gallant
Past Conditional
I would have gallanted
you would have gallanted
he/she/it would have gallanted
we would have gallanted
you would have gallanted
they would have gallanted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gallant - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearancegallant - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
coxcomb, cockscomb - a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.gallant - a man who attends or escorts a woman
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
Adj.1.gallant - unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
2.gallant - lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
3.gallant - having or displaying great dignity or nobilitygallant - having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
4.gallant - being attentive to women like an ideal knightgallant - being attentive to women like an ideal knight
courteous - characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

gallant

adjective
2. courteous, mannerly, gentlemanly, polite, gracious, attentive, courtly, chivalrous He was a thoughtful, gallant and generous man.
courteous rude, churlish, impolite, discourteous, ill-mannered

gallant

adjective
2. Respectfully attentive, especially to women:
3. Characterized by elaborate but usually formal courtesy:
4. Full of polite concern for the well-being of others:
noun
A man amorously attentive to women:
Translations
شُجاع، باسِلفَخْم
galantnínádhernýstatečný
prægtigstrålendetapper
hugrakkurtignarlegur, glæsilegur
galantiškumasnarsanarsiainarsus
drosmīgsskaistsstalts

gallant

(o.f.)
A. [ˈgælənt] ADJ
1. (= brave) [warrior, officer] → gallardo; [effort] → valiente, noble
2. (= courteous) → galante, cortés
B. [gəˈlænt] Ngalán m

gallant

[ˈgælənt] adj
(= brave) → vaillant(e), brave
a gallant fight against illness → un combat courageux contre la maladie
(towards ladies)galant(e)

gallant

adj
(= courageous) person, effort, attempt, fighttapfer; gallant conductTapferkeit f
(= chivalrous) person, gestureritterlich
(liter, = showy) → prächtig
n (Hist, = suitor) → Galan m (old)

gallant

[ˈgælənt] adj (brave) → valoroso/a, prode; (towards ladies) → galante

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.