What does the word chivalrous mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Chivalrousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Chivalrously.

Usage examples for chivalrous

  1. She was not in love with him, but he gave her something no one else had ever offered: a chivalrous respect that pleased as well as puzzled her. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. His good- humor and a certain chivalrous instinct he could not repress got the better of him. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  3. Doubtless you consider the robbing of a private mansion, and threatening to hang the owner if he don't inform you where he has hidden his money, chivalrous deeds; but I do not so regard them. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic