Definition of chivalrous in English:

chivalrous

Syllabification: chiv·al·rous
Pronunciation: /ˈSHivəlrəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

chivalrously

adverb
More example sentences
  • The newspaper reported that the 23-year-old heartthrob popped the question after chivalrously asking for permission from Diaz's parents.
  • Each girl's escort is responsible for her, at least for an evening, a convention that forces college boys to see themselves as protectors and to act chivalrously.
  • Jianyi chivalrously changes places with Rashid.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'characteristic of a medieval knight'): from Old French chevalerous, from chevalier (see chevalier).

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