Synonyms of gallant in English:

gallant


See definition of gallant

adjective

1‘a gallant band of British officers’

SYNONYMS

brave, courageous, valiant, valorous, bold, plucky, daring, fearless, intrepid, heroic, lionhearted, stout-hearted, doughty, mettlesome, great-spirited

honourable, noble, manly, manful, macho, dashing, daredevil, death-or-glory, undaunted, unflinching, unshrinking, unafraid, dauntless, indomitable

informal gutsy, spunky, ballsy, have-a-go

rare venturous

ANTONYMS

cowardly

2‘he made a gallant remark to a self-conscious girl’

SYNONYMS

chivalrous, gentlemanly, courtly, courteous, respectful, polite, attentive, gracious, considerate, thoughtful, obliging

dated mannerly

archaic gentle

ANTONYMS

discourteous, rude


noun

1‘a young gallant resplendent in red and white silks’

SYNONYMS

fine gentleman, man about town, man of fashion, dandy, fop, beau, cavalier, swashbuckler

playboy, man of the world, ladies' man

informal swell, toff, ladykiller

archaic gay dog, rip, dude, blade, blood, coxcomb

2‘she was delighted to see her amorous gallant’

SYNONYMS

suitor, wooer, admirer, worshipper

beau, sweetheart, lover, love, beloved, boyfriend, young man, man friend, escort, partner

informal fancy man, flame, fella

British informal boyf

literary swain

archaic paramour