Definition of gallant :
1. A man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood.
2. Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high- spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
3. One fond of paying attention to ladies.
4. One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer.
5. Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
6. Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well- dressed.
7. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play.
8. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan.
rarefied, crestless wave, venturesome, courtly, careful, dapper, boyfriend, medieval, yawl, solicitous, fellow, amorist, adventurous, tribal sheikh, sheik, stout, elevated, noble-minded, undismayed, fear, game, gutsy, sex, soaring, towering, chivalric, lofty, Casanova, majestic, young man, tribal sheik, attentive, attitude, grand, spirited, spiffy, eminent, jaunty, proud, audacious, spunky, plucky, daring, snappy, exalted, gutty, doughty, Romeo, imperial, impressive, fashion plate, rarified, sublime, knightly, mettlesome, stately, swain, high-flown, courtesy, fortitudinous, idealistic, dashing, Lothario, high-minded, rakish, regal, spruce, buster, sheikh, squire, Don Juan, olympian, royal, natty, raffish, purple
courageous (part of speech: adjective)
study at polite
brave (part of speech: adjective)
courteous (part of speech: adjective)
dignified, suave, civil, graceful, gentlemanly, polite, deferential, considerate, obliging, agreeable, mannerly, gracious, ladylike, chivalrous, well-mannered, thoughtful, noble, well-bred, hospitable, decorous, courteous, respectful, diplomatic
fop (part of speech: noun)
foppish (part of speech: adjective)
- But he was such good style, as the women remarked, and his bearing, as ever, gallant. - "Melomaniacs", James Huneker.
- Had this gallant officer appeared as Colonel Tifto, perhaps less might have been said about it. - "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
- Gallant Punch, you're easily satisfied. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.