Definition of chevalier
1a : cavalier 2b : a member of any of various orders of knighthood or of merit (such as the Legion of Honor)
2a : a member of the lowest rank of French nobilityb : a cadet of the French nobility
3 : a chivalrous man
Recent Examples of chevalier from the Web
What is an English match for a German Ritter or French chevalier?
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'chevalier.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up chevalier? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).