Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cavalier

2 senses of cavalier

Sense 1
cavalier, chevalier -- (a gallant or courtly gentleman)
       => male aristocrat -- (a man who is an aristocrat)

Sense 2
Cavalier, Royalist -- (a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War)
       => monarchist, royalist -- (an advocate of the principles of monarchy)

Antonyms of adj cavalier

1 sense of cavalier

Sense 1
cavalier, high-handed -- (given to haughty disregard of others)

INDIRECT (VIA domineering) -> submissive -- (inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people")

Similarity of adj cavalier

1 sense of cavalier

Sense 1
cavalier, high-handed -- (given to haughty disregard of others)
       => domineering (vs. submissive) -- (tending to domineer)

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