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Etymology edit

From Middle English chivalerous, from Old French chevalerous; see chivalry.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʃɪv.əl.ɹəs/, (archaic) /ˈt͡ʃɪv.əl.ɹəs/
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Adjective edit

chivalrous (comparative more chivalrous, superlative most chivalrous)

  1. (of a man) Honourable, especially to women; gallant.
  2. involving chivalry.

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  1. Alternative form of chivalerous