Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality of being courteous, gallant, or knightly

Usage examples (10)
  • It conveys a certain amount of chivalrousness and respect for the lady that you are talking to.
  • Some bit of ingrained chivalrousness or paternal instinct to protect the womenfolk - even if we're not so inclined - I suppose.
  • This awakened both Ulli's chivalrousness and his sympathy; he wanted to rescue me from the clutches of the devil by spiriting me away.
  • His love, his forbearance, his chivalrousness had been in vain. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.