knight in shining armor
Definition of knight in shining armor
1 : a man who behaves in a very brave way The firefighter who rescued us was our knight in shining armor.
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
: 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
: 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
: covering (as of metal) used in combat
: a quality or circumstance that affords protection
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