Share this entry

Share this page


Syllabification: Ga·wain
Pronunciation: /ɡəˈwān, ˈɡäˌwān, ˈɡäwən

Definition of Gawain in English:

(In Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table who quested after the Holy Grail. He is the hero of the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Words that rhyme with Gawain


Definition of Gawain in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day chef-d'œuvre
Pronunciation: ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
a masterpiece