Found 3 items, similar to gallant.
English → Indonesian
cekal, gagah, galant
English → English
adj 1: unflinching in battle or action; “a gallant warrior”
up a gallant resistance to the attackers”
2: lively and spirited; “a dashing hero”
3: having or displaying great dignity or nobility; “a gallant
; “lofty ships”
; “majestic cities”
; “proud alpine
4: having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal
knight [syn: chivalrous
n 1: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
2: a man who attends or escorts a woman [syn: squire
English → English
(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
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.
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.
(?; 277), a.
Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women;
(?; 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.
, 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.