cavalier cavalier  /ˌkæ və ˈlɪr/


  1. (n) a gallant or courtly gentleman
  2. (n) a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
  3. (adj) given to haughty disregard of others



  1. Mary preferred to carefully evaluate scientific evidence before reaching any conclusions; Louis, on the other hand, was often impulsive and cavalier in his proclamations.
  2. Whatever the reason, the crime appears to be getting more cavalier in the Sunshine State.


  1. Developer to present plans for Cavalier property to Beach city council

    Today, a developer is set to present his plans for the Cavalier property to Virginia Beach City Council. Yesterday, a...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

  2. Sale of Cavalier Hotel approved by judge

    The sale of the Cavalier Hotel and surrounding property to a Virginia Beach developer was approved Monday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

  3. Judge OKs Cavalier Hotel sale to Va. Beach developer

    VIRGINIA BEACH Developer Bruce L. Thompson soon will officially own The Cavalier Hotel. A judge approved Thompson's $35.1 million offer for the historic lodging, its sister hotel across the street and surrounding properties Monday during a hearing in Buckingham County Circuit Court. The deal is set to close in no less than 40 days.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

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  1. "The entire Cleveland Cavalier organization has nothing but respect and admiration for Coach Izzo and his family," Gilbert said in a statement. "Tom is a special person in so many unique and positive ways. We only wish great things for him...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: Chronicle-Telegram

  2. "Everyone in the state of Ohio wants you to be a Cavalier forever," Tressel said. "We have great things we can do down the road and we can't do them without you."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Jim Tressel Source: The Associated Press

  3. Shadow work and pensions secretary Chris Grayling said: "This is an exceptionally disturbing new development involving highly sensitive personal information. The fact that it hasn't been copy protected is further evidence of a cavalier attitude...
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Chris Grayling Source: BBC News

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