knight bachelorknight bachelor
pl. knights bachelors or knights bachelor
a member of the oldest and lowest rank of British knights
nounpl. knights bachelors or knight bachelors
An English knight of the lowest rank; a bachelor.
(plural Knights Bachel)
- (UK) A man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organized Orders of Chivalry; the lowest rank of knight in the British honours system.