in a gallant manner

he gallantly offered to take her home

Syn: ↑chivalrously
Ant: ↑unchivalrously (for: ↑chivalrously)
Derived from adjective: ↑chivalrous (for: ↑chivalrously), ↑gallant

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Gallantly — Gal*lant ly, adv. In a polite or courtly manner; like a gallant or wooer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gallantly — Gal lant*ly, adv. In a gallant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gallantly — 1550s, showily, from GALLANT (Cf. gallant) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning with exaggerated courtesy is from 1610s …   Etymology dictionary

  • gallantly — adv. Gallantly is used with these verbs: ↑fight …   Collocations dictionary

  • gallantly — [ gæləntlɪ] to display gallantly …   Combinatory dictionary

  • gallantly — gallant ► ADJECTIVE 1) brave; heroic. 2) (of a man) charming; chivalrous. 3) archaic of fine appearance; grand. ► NOUN ▪ a man who is charmingly attentive to women. DERIVATIVES gallantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • gallantly — adverb see gallant II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gallantly — See gallant. * * * …   Universalium

  • gallantly — adverb In a gallant manner, gentlemanly, with social graces …   Wiktionary

  • gallantly — adv. chivalrously, courteously, in a gentlemanly manner; courageously …   English contemporary dictionary

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