Simple Definition of valiant
: having or showing courage : very brave or courageous
Examples of valiant
She died last year after a valiant battle with cancer.
Despite their valiant efforts, they lost the game.
She made a valiant attempt to fix the problem.
Origin of valiant
Middle English vailant, valiant, from Anglo-French vaillant worthy, strong, courageous, from present participle of valer to be of worth, from Latin valēre to be strong — more at wield
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of valiant
: a valiant person
First Known Use of valiant
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