gallantry meaning

[ 'gæləntri ] Pronunciation:   "gallantry" in a sentence
Noun: gallantry  galuntree
  1. The qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
    - heroism, valor [US], valour [Brit, Cdn], valorousness, valiance, valiancy 
  2. Courtesy towards women
    - chivalry, politesse 
  3. Polite attentiveness to women

Derived forms: gallantries

Type of: braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, courtesy, good manners


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  1. there was no lack of gallantry and fortitude.
  2. he won many hearts by his gallantry.
  3. i decorated an american officer for gallantry.
  4. did you learn these pretty gallantries at rome?
  5. i honour your gallantry.

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