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Definition of Gallant
Gallant Gal*lant" (?; 277), n.
1. A man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young
2. One fond of paying attention to ladies.
3. One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a
Note: In the first sense it is by some ortho["e]pists (as in
Shakespeare) accented on the first syllable.
GallantGallant Gal"lant, a. [F. gallant, prop. p. pr. of OF. galer to
rejoice, akin to OF. gale amusement, It. gala ornament; of
German origin; cf. OHG. geil merry, luxuriant, wanton, G.
geil lascivious, akin to AS. g?l wanton, wicked, OS. g?l
merry, Goth. gailjan to make to rejoice, or perh. akin to E.
weal. See Gala, Galloon.]
1. Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed.
The town is built in a very gallant place. --Evelyn.
Our royal, good and gallant ship. --Shak.
2. Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited;
courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a
That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds. --Shak.
The gay, the wise, the gallant, and the grave.
Syn: Gallant, Courageous, Brave.
Usage: Courageous is generic, denoting an inward spirit which
rises above fear; brave is more outward, marking a
spirit which braves or defies danger; gallant rises
still higher, denoting bravery on extraordinary
occasions in a spirit of adventure. A courageous man
is ready for battle; a brave man courts it; a gallant
man dashes into the midst of the conflict. GallantGallant Gal*lant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gallanted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Gallanting.]
1. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to
2. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant
a fan. [Obs.] --Addison.
Gallant Gal*lant" (?; 277), a.
Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women;
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