Definitions for "Gallant"
Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
One fond of paying attention to ladies.
To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play.
A variation of the Sergeant, based on rapier combat.
a baronial honour for rapier-combat fighters who have completed a set of requirements and are obliged to swear fealty to the Baroness.
term denoting the mid- to late- C18 style known as "rococo" (light and elegant), as opposed to the serious and heavily-ornamented baroque syle.
an 18th century compositional style that was light, elegant, non- contrapuntal, and highly ornamented.
Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
A man of mettle or spirit; a gay, fashionable man; a young blood.
lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"
having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
Keywords:  wooes, suitor, seducer, bad, lover
One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer.
Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed.
a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
Keywords:  gentleman, refined
A refined gentleman
unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
Keywords:  topsail, mast, rigging, fourth, sail
The third sail up from the deck on the mast, above the Topsail. On a five-sail mast, the third and fourth are called the lower gallant and top gallant. (See rigging illustration.)
Keywords:  modish, grace, fan, manner, handle
To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan.
having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight