chivalresque

adj.

1800, from chivalry on analogy of French chevalresque, from chevalier (see chevalier).


Nearby words

  1. chitter-chatter,
  2. chitterlings,
  3. chiungchou,
  4. chiusi,
  5. chiv,
  6. chivalric,
  7. chivalrous,
  8. chivalry,
  9. chivaree,
  10. chive

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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