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Galahad

Line breaks: Gala|had
Pronunciation: /ˈɡaləhad
 
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(also Sir Galahad)

Definition of Galahad in English:

1.1 (as noun a (Sir) Galahad) A person characterized by nobility, integrity, or courtesy: the wise guys and Sir Galahads, they don’t last
More example sentences
  • Sturdy, determined players who make the most of their skills will always have a prominent role to play, but in the end they are the squires to the Lancelots and Galahads of the game.
  • The Galahads in Hollywood spent $837,000 on five buildings to cover severely cracked concrete.
  • It didn't look to me as if she needed a bunch of Sir Galahads to come riding to her rescue.

Words that rhyme with Galahad

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