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Synonyms of gallant in English:


  • 1 a gallant band of British officers
    [Antonyms] cowardly
  • 2 he made a gallant remark to a self-conscious girl
    chivalrous, gentlemanly, courtly, courteous, respectful, polite, attentive, gracious, considerate, thoughtful, obliging
    dated mannerly
    archaic gentle
    [Antonyms] discourteous, rude
  • noun

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  • 1 a young gallant resplendent in red and white silks
    fine gentleman, man about town, man of fashion, dandy, fop, beau, cavalier, swashbuckler;
    playboy, man of the world, ladies' man
    informal swell, toff, ladykiller
    archaic gay dog, rip, dude, blade, blood, coxcomb
  • 2 she was delighted to see her amorous gallant
    beau, sweetheart, lover, love, beloved, boyfriend, young man, man friend, escort, partner
    informal fancy man, flame, fella
    British informal boyf
    literary swain
    archaic paramour
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