Associations to the word «Gallantry»


GALLANTRY, noun. Courage
GALLANTRY, noun. Chivalrous courtliness, especially towards women
GALLANTRY, noun. An instance of gallant behaviour or speech

Dictionary definition

GALLANTRY, noun. The qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor".
GALLANTRY, noun. Courtesy towards women.
GALLANTRY, noun. Polite attentiveness to women.

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes