Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Knightly; gallant; courteous; brave; chivalric.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Oliver Optic.