AskDefine | Define chevalier

Dictionary Definition

Chevalier

Noun

1 French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972) [syn: Maurice Chevalier]
2 a gallant or courtly gentleman [syn: cavalier]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From Middle English < < caballus

Noun

  1. A cavalier; a knight.
  2. In tarot cards, the card between the valet and the dame

French

Pronunciation

Noun

chevalier

Extensive Definition

Chevalier is a French word meaning, literally, "horseman", but used as a title that is the equivalent of the English "knight".

"Chevalier" can be:

People named "Chevalier"

"Chevalier" in Arts and Literature

chevalier in Breton: Marc'heg (digejañ)
chevalier in German: Chevalier
chevalier in Spanish: Chevalier
chevalier in French: Chevalier
chevalier in Italian: Chevalier
chevalier in Japanese: シュヴァリエ
chevalier in Russian: Шевалье

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Bayard, Don Quixote, Gawain, Lancelot, Ritter, Sidney, Sir Galahad, bachelor, banneret, baronet, broncobuster, buckaroo, caballero, cavalier, cavalryman, circus rider, companion, cowboy, cowgirl, cowpuncher, equestrian, equestrienne, gallant, gaucho, horse soldier, horseback rider, horsebacker, horseman, horsewoman, jockey, knight, knight bachelor, knight banneret, knight baronet, knight-errant, mounted policeman, postboy, postilion, puncher, rider, roughrider, steeplechaser, trick rider, vaquero
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1