Chivalrous meaning

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The definition of chivalrous is a man who is attentive and courteous to women, like a knight in shining armor.

A man who opens the door for a woman and provides any help she needs is an example of a man who is chivalrous.

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Of or relating to chivalry.
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Having the qualities of gallantry and honor attributed to an ideal knight.
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(of a man) Honourable, especially to women.
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Characterized by consideration and courtesy, especially toward women.
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Having the noble qualities of an ideal knight; gallant, courteous, honorable, etc.
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Of chivalry; chivalric.
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Involving chivalry.
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Origin of chivalrous

  • From Middle English from the Old French chevalerous; see chivalry

    From Wiktionary