knight in shining armor

Definition of knight in shining armor

  1. 1 :  a man who behaves in a very brave way The firefighter who rescued us was our knight in shining armor.

  2. 2 :  a man who is the perfect romantic partner for a woman She is still waiting for her knight in shining armor.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a mounted man-at-arms serving a feudal superior

    :  a man ceremonially inducted into special military rank usually after completing service as page and squire

    :  a man honored by a sovereign for merit and in Great Britain ranking below a baronet

  1. :  to make a knight of

  1. :  emitting or reflecting light

    :  bright and often splendid in appearance :  resplendent

    :  possessing a distinguished quality :  illustrious

  1. :  defensive covering for the body

    :  covering (as of metal) used in combat

    :  a quality or circumstance that affords protection

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