noun, plural gal·lant·ries.
- gallamine triethiodide,
- gallant soldier,
- gallant, mavis,
- gallatin range,
- gallatin, albert,
Origin of gallantry
Examples from the Web for gallantry
They ennobled their race by their gallantry on that desperate occasion.
Her grandfather was decorated for gallantry at Vimy Ridge and went on to found the Canadian armored corps.
Felix is a good man, but his instincts toward decency— an act of gallantry on the Tube—eventually prove fatal for him.
"Let's all go; that will please her," proposed Charlie, with a burst of gallantry which electrified his mates.Eight Cousins|Louisa May Alcott
There comes in here, according to the received accounts, a little passage of Indian intrigue and gallantry.
How I admire the gallantry of your youthful spirit, Mr. Lorry.A Tale of Two Cities|Charles Dickens
The latter in gallantry offered it to Maria Clara, who smilingly refused it.The Social Cancer|Jos Rizal
It was deeply moving to hear the acts of gallantry that had been performed.The Great War As I Saw It|Frederick George Scott
noun plural -ries
1590s, "fine appearance," from French galanterie (16c.), from Old French galant (see gallant). Meaning "gallant behavior" is from 1630s. Middle English had gallantness "merriment, gaiety, high living" (late 15c.).