Definition of galanterie in English:

galanterie

noun

  • 1Courtesy or politeness, especially shown to women; an instance of this.

  • 2Music. In an early 18th-cent. classical suite: a light movement not forming part of the usual sequence.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From French galanterie.

Pronunciation

galanterie

/ɡəˈlɑːnt(ə)riː//ɡəˈlɒnt(ə)riː/