But by the early 1980s, gallant's fast-paced life began to decelerate.
He got married (“one wife enough”), had kids, left his job, survived a few more attacks, went gray, and no longer drove a gallant.
gallant wore long, flowing shirts that flapped opened to reveal his stomach, and high-heeled cowboy boots with metal toes.
Jay Leno was his most gallant, the subject her cause of healthy eating—and she had props to hold her up.
He just made the gallant, grand decision to free up his day to spend more time with Jennifer Aniston.
He has made one gallant charge, but his troops are ready to fight.
Clif and his gallant band were compelled to drop back from tree to tree.
This was the end of my experience with Lieutenant Casey and his gallant corps.
And this second purse is a present, in memory of your gallant defense of the caravan.
Neither: theres no care dwells with them, but care how to be most gallant.
mid-15c., "showy, finely dressed; gay, merry," from Old French galant "courteous," earlier "amusing, entertaining; lively, bold" (14c.), present participle of galer "rejoice, make merry," generally held to be from Latinized verb form of Frankish *wala- "good, well," from Proto-Germanic *wal- (cf. Old High German wallon "to wander, go on a pilgrimage"), from PIE *wel- "to wish, will" (see will (v.)), "but the transition of sense offers difficulties that are not fully cleared up" [OED]. Sense of "politely attentive to women" was adopted 17c. from French.
"man of fashion and pleasure," mid-15c., earlier "dissolute man, rake" (early 15c.); from gallant (adj.).