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Meaning of Gallantly in English

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Gallantly

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Adverb

1. chivalrously, gallantly

in a gallant manner

Example Sentences:
'he gallantly offered to take her home'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Gallantly

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adjective (ˈɡælənt )
1. 
brave and high-spirited; courageous and honourable; dashing
a gallant warrior
2. (ɡəˈlænt , ˈɡælənt )
(of a man) attentive to women; chivalrous
3. 
imposing; dignified; stately
a gallant ship
4. archaic
showy in dress
noun (ˈɡælənt , ɡəˈlænt ) archaic
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
verb (ɡəˈlænt , ˈɡælənt ) rare
8. (when intr, usually foll by with)
to court or flirt (with)
9. (transitive)
to attend or escort (a woman)

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Gallantly

see synonyms of gallantly
adjective
1. 
showy and lively in dress or manner
2. 
stately; imposing
a gallant ship
3. 
brave and noble; high-spirited and daring
4. 
a. 
polite and attentive to women in a courtly way
b. 
having to do with love; amorous
noun
5.  Rare
a high-spirited, stylish man
6. 
a man attentive and polite to women
7. 
a lover or paramour
verb transitive
8.  Rare
to court (a woman)
9. 
to escort or accompany (a woman)
verb intransitive
10.  Rare
to court a woman

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Gallantly

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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, gălənt)
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.

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