Word of the Day September 21, 2021 [archive]
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Today's word: gallantˈgæl ənt for 1, 3, 4 ; gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt for 2, 5 ; n. gəˈlænt, -ˈlɑnt, ˈgæl ənt; gəˈlænt, -
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gallant
dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse(noun)
a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
a man who attends or escorts a woman
unflinching in battle or action
"a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
lively and spirited
"a dashing hero"
gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)
having or displaying great dignity or nobility
"a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
chivalrous, gallant, knightly(adj)
being attentive to women like an ideal knight
showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed
noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer
polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous
a man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood
one fond of paying attention to ladies
one who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer
to attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play
to handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan
Gallant, also known as Clear Springs or Greasy Cove, is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Etowah County, Alabama, United States, and partially in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. It lies west of the city of Gadsden, the county seat of Etowah County. As of the 2010 census, its population was 855. Its elevation is 814 feet. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 35972.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gal′ant, adj. brave: noble: (rare) gay, splendid, magnificent: courteous or attentive to ladies: amorous, erotic (sometimes gal-ant′).—n. a gay, dashing person: a man of fashion: suitor, seducer.—adv. Gall′antly.—ns. Gall′antness; Gall′antry, bravery: intrepidity: attention or devotion to ladies, often in a bad sense, amorous intrigue: (Shak.) gallants collectively. [Fr. galant—O. Fr. gale, a merrymaking; prob. Teut.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. To remember one is a gentleman in spite of one's birth and training. 2. To give up your seat in a car to a woman, and tread on your neighbor's foot to get even. 3. To do a perfectly unselfish act from selfish motives.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
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The numerical value of gallant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of gallant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of gallant in a Sentence
In the days of the great struggle against the foreign enemies, who for nearly three years have tried to enslave our fatherland, the Lord God has been pleased to send down on Russia a new heavy trial. Internal popular disturbances threaten to have a disastrous effect on the future conduct of this persistent war. The destiny of Russia, the honor of our heroic army, the welfare of the people and the whole future of our dear fatherland demand that the war should be brought to a victorious conclusion whatever the cost. The cruel enemy is making his last efforts, and already the hour approaches when our glorious army together with our gallant allies will crush him. In these decisive days in the life of Russia, We thought it Our duty of conscience to facilitate for Our people the closest union possible and a consolidation of all national forces for the speedy attainment of victory. In agreement with the Imperial Duma We have thought it well to renounce the Throne of the Russian Empire and to
Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.
It was one of the largest and most daring rescue missions in American history. Pat and his team rescued 75 captives and killed 20 ISIS terrorists. Pat, you embody the righteous glory of American valor. We stand in awe of your heroic, daring and gallant deeds, you truly went above and beyond the call of duty to earn our nation's highest military honor.
The king is in the pasture. We are out in the field fearless of our shadows. Gallant to the service of mankind. A cry loud and clear. No passion to wait in vain.”
We appreciate the gallant efforts of the Nigerian military, hunters and vigilantes that saw the liberation of our towns.
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Translations for gallant
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ανδρείος, γενναίος, ιπποτικός, αβρός, ευγενήςGreek
- cortés, valiente, gallardoSpanish
- uljas, urhea, ritarillinen, kunniallinenFinnish
- cavaliere, gentiluomo, galante, damerino, valorosoItalian
- 勇敢な, 勇ましいJapanese
- джентльмен, отважный, смелый, щёголь, храбрый, обходительный, любезный, почтенный, галантный, доблестный, бравыйRussian
- tapper, galantSwedish