ungallant

adjective
un·​gal·​lant | \ ˌən-gə-ˈlant, -gə-ˈlänt, -ˈga-lənt How to pronounce ungallant (audio) \

Definition of ungallant

: not marked by courtesy or valor : not gallant Ungallant behavior toward a woman was not in his nature.— Russell Baker

Other Words from ungallant

ungallantly adverb
Louisa, the innocent-seeming lady, has given him the clap—and so he ungallantly gives her the boot. — Sameer Rahim

First Known Use of ungallant

1710, in the meaning defined above

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“Ungallant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungallant. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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