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1. Brave, spirited, noble-minded, chivalrous: a gallant knight; a gallant rescue attempt.
2. Exceptionally polite and attentive to women; courtly.
3. Stately, grand; a gallant pageant.
1. A brave, noble-minded and chivalrous man.
2. A man exceptionally attentive to women.
3. A stylish and dashing man.
Polite, chivalrous, attentive, brave. A gallant man, indeed.