Associations to the word «Cavalier»


CAVALIER, adjective. Not caring enough about something important.
CAVALIER, adjective. High-spirited.
CAVALIER, adjective. Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.
CAVALIER, adjective. Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I.
CAVALIER, noun. A military man serving on horse.
CAVALIER, noun. A sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant.
CAVALIER, noun. One of the court party in the time of King Charles I, as contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament.
CAVALIER, noun. A work of more than ordinary height, rising from the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking surrounding parts.
CAVALIER, noun. A well mannered man; a gentleman.

Dictionary definition

CAVALIER, noun. A gallant or courtly gentleman.
CAVALIER, noun. A royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War.
CAVALIER, adjective. Given to haughty disregard of others.

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