Definition of knight in shining armor
- The firefighter who rescued us was our knight in shining armor.
- She is still waiting for her knight in shining armor.
: a mounted man-at-arms serving a feudal superior
: a man honored by a sovereign for merit and in Great Britain ranking below a baronet
: a person of antiquity equal to a knight in rank
: to make a knight of
: emitting or reflecting light
: bright and often splendid in appearance : resplendent
: possessing a distinguished quality : illustrious
: defensive covering for the body
: a quality or circumstance that affords protection
: a protective outer layer (as of a ship, a plant or animal, or a cable)
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