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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.

Synonyms:

sheikh, dude, dapper, Lothario, doughty, knightly, royal, game, clotheshorse, rarefied, jaunty, audacious, impressive, gutsy, fortitudinous, spunky, Romeo, tribal sheik, rakish, fop, spiffy, courteous, medieval, swell, elevated, gutty, sheik, majestic, stout, olympian, raffish, yawl, fashion plate, careful, natty, regal, high-flown, beau, young man, sublime, dandy, noble-minded, towering, idealistic, eminent, daring, buster, attitude, mettlesome, exalted, grand, rarified, soaring, spirited, tribal sheikh, Casanova, dashing, amorist, fear, squire, snappy, chivalrous, purple, plucky, courageous, Don Juan, sex, stately, undismayed, fellow, lofty, imperial, high-minded, attentive, adventurous, chivalric, venturesome, fearless, courtesy, spruce, swain, brave, proud, crestless wave, courtly, boyfriend, solicitous.

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