a : an act of marked courtesy
b : courteous attention to a lady
c : amorous attention or pursuit
: spirited and conspicuous bravery
Examples of GALLANTRY
- Many women were charmed by his old-fashioned gallantry.
- <commended the rescuers for their gallantry>
First Known Use of GALLANTRY
Related to GALLANTRY
- bottle [British slang], bravery, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, courage, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, pecker [chiefly British], prowess, stoutness, valor, virtue
- cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, poltroonery, spinelessness
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