knight in shining armor

noun phrase

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.

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“Knight in shining armor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knight%20in%20shining%20armor. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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