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

2 senses of gallant

Sense 1
dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse -- (a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance)
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")

Sense 2
squire, gallant -- (a man who attends or escorts a woman)
       => attendant, attender, tender -- (someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another)

Antonyms of adj gallant

4 senses of gallant

Sense 1
gallant -- (unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers")

INDIRECT (VIA brave) -> cowardly, fearful -- (lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley)

Sense 2
dashing, gallant -- (lively and spirited; "a dashing hero")

INDIRECT (VIA spirited) -> spiritless -- (lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism")

Sense 3
gallant, lofty, majestic, proud -- (having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 4
chivalrous, gallant, knightly -- (being attentive to women like an ideal knight)

INDIRECT (VIA courteous) -> discourteous -- (showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young")

Similarity of adj gallant

4 senses of gallant

Sense 1
gallant -- (unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers")
       => brave (vs. cowardly), courageous -- (possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory")

Sense 2
dashing, gallant -- (lively and spirited; "a dashing hero")
       => spirited (vs. spiritless) -- (displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness)

Sense 3
gallant, lofty, majestic, proud -- (having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 4
chivalrous, gallant, knightly -- (being attentive to women like an ideal knight)
       => courteous (vs. discourteous) -- (characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon)

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