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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gallant (0.00974 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Gallant.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: gallant cekal, gagah, galant
English → English (WordNet) Definition: gallant gallant adj 1: unflinching in battle or action; “a gallant warrior”; “put up a gallant resistance to the attackers” 2: lively and spirited; “a dashing hero” [syn: dashing] 3: having or displaying great dignity or nobility; “a gallant pageant”; “lofty ships”; “majestic cities”; “proud alpine peaks” [syn: lofty, majestic, proud] 4: having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight [syn: chivalrous, knightly] gallant n 1: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance [syn: dandy, dude, fop, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse] 2: a man who attends or escorts a woman [syn: squire]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gallant Gallant \Gal"lant\ (g[a^]l"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[=a]l wanton, wicked, OS. g[=e]l merry, Goth. gailjan to make to rejoice, or perh. akin to E. weal. See Gala, Galloon.] [1913 Webster] 1. Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed. [1913 Webster] The town is built in a very gallant place. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster] Our royal, good and gallant ship. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer. [1913 Webster] That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The gay, the wise, the gallant, and the grave. --Waller. 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. [1913 Webster] Gallant \Gal*lant"\ (?; 277), a. Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous. [1913 Webster] Gallant \Gal*lant"\ (?; 277), n. 1. A man of mettle or spirit; a gay, fashionable man; a young blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One fond of paying attention to ladies. [1913 Webster] 3. One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Note: In the first sense it is by some ortho["e]pists (as in Shakespeare) accented on the first syllable. [1913 Webster] Gallant \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 the play. [1913 Webster] 2. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan. [Obs.] --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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