Definition of chivalrously in US English:

chivalrously

adverb

  • See chivalrous

    • ‘Jianyi chivalrously changes places with Rashid.’
    • ‘The newspaper reported that the 23-year-old heartthrob popped the question after chivalrously asking for permission from Diaz's parents.’
    • ‘Each girl's escort is responsible for her, at least for an evening, a convention that forces college boys to see themselves as protectors and to act chivalrously.’
    • ‘‘It is my greatest honor to make your acquaintance,’ Lucien said pleasantly, taking her cold hand in his own and bending chivalrously to bestow a light kiss upon it - exactly as she had imagined.’
    • ‘‘Ladies first,’ Mulder stood, grinning chivalrously, letting her through.’

Pronunciation

chivalrously

/ˈSHivəlrəslē//ˈʃɪvəlrəsli/