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Definition of Cavalier

Cavalier
Cavalier Cav`a*lier", a. Gay; easy; offhand; frank. The plodding, persevering scupulous accuracy of the one, and the easy, cavalier, verbal fluency of the other, form a complete contrast. --Hazlitt. 2. High-spirited. [Obs.] ``The people are naturally not valiant, and not much cavalier.' --Suckling. 3. Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque. 4. Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I. ``An old Cavalier family.' --Beaconsfield.
Cavalier
Cavalier Cav`a*lier" (k[a^]v`[.a]*l[=e]r"), n. [F. cavalier, It. cavaliere, LL. caballarius, fr. L. caballus. See Cavalcade, and cf. Chevalier, Caballine.] 1. A military man serving on horseback; a knight. 2. A gay, sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant. 3. One of the court party in the time of king Charles I. as contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament. --Clarendon. 4. (Fort.) A work of more than ordinary height, rising from the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking surrounding parts.

Meaning of Cavalier from wikipedia

- The term "Cavalier" (/ˌkævəˈlɪər/) was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son...
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- The Cleveland Cavaliers (often referred to as the Cavs) are an American professional basketball team based in Cleveland. The Cavaliers compete in the National...
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- The cavalier poets was a school of English poets of the 17th century, that came from the classes that supported King Charles I during the English Civil...
- up cavalier in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A cavalier was a supporter of the Royalist cause during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. Cavalier or Cavelier...
- Thomas (Tom) Cavalier-Smith, FRS, FRSC, NERC Professorial Fellow (21 October 1942 – 19 March 2021), was a professor of evolutionary biology in the Department...