adj. brave, courteous; knightly, chivalrous, gentlemanly
He turned his steps toward Paris, planning to get there the best way he could. He came upon corpses everywhere, but they were not all the gray-green uniform. Many of his countrymen had fallen in the gallant offensive.
Here slept these gallant dames; by day they scoured all Madrid, and spent their existence making arrangements with money-lenders, pawning articles and taking them out of pawn.
If you had, you wouldn't come over here to play the gallant to women who are. you know what they are as well as I do."
Leandro, noticing the manoeuvres of the masculine trio, thrust himself in between the maidens and their gallants, and turning to the men impertinently asked:
"Well, not Napoleon perhaps, but a gallant cavalry general if you like," said Vorontsov.
But take it away, and all appropriation ceases, and a very pretty gallant charade remains, fit for any collection.
But in English you can't be heroic and gallant without being a little absurd, and you know that too.
Fate seemed to be fighting against me, and that is an enemy from whom even a gallant hussar might not be ashamed to flinch.
He had a fine, gallant air; people stood in their doors to look after him, as he went by upon a mettle horse.
He was a gallant- looking fellow, wearing the regulation leopard-skin cloak.
1. fine: showy, splendid, magnificent, gay
2. brave: daring, bold, courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous, chivalrous
3. chivalrous: courtly, noble, polite, courteous, dauntless
4. lover: suitor, wooer, paramour