Definition of gallantry
1 archaic : gallant appearance
2 a : an act of marked courtesy b : courteous attention to a lady c : amorous attention or pursuit
3 : spirited and conspicuous bravery
Examples of gallantry in a sentence
Many women were charmed by his old-fashioned gallantry.
<commended the rescuers for their gallantry>
First Known Use of gallantry
GALLANTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gallantry for English Language Learners
: very brave behavior
: polite attention shown by a man to a woman
GALLANTRY Defined for Kids
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