chevalier chevalier  /ˌʃɛ və ˈlɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
  2. (n) a gallant or courtly gentleman

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Kennedy's Paris flat is not far from the fifth, he is fluent in French, and last year he was made a chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

News

  1. Steinmetz alumni picnic set for June 23

    The 60th annual Steinmetz High School Alumni picnic is Sunday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Catherine Chevalier Woods, Grove No. 2., 5530 N. East River Rd., Chicago. The alumni association will give away soda and water. Bring your own food or Vince’s restaurant will offer food for a small charge. Contact Chester Musiala, 630-404-4850, for details.~. …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Norridge-Harwood Heights News

  2. Things To Do blog: France designates local film festival director Downs as a knight

    The French Order of Arts and Lettres has designated Cecile Mouette Downs -- longtime heroine of the Sacramento film community -- as a chevalier, or knight.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. How Do You Find A Story In A Painting?

    When Tracy Chevalier looks at paintings, she imagines the stories behind them. She shares three stories inspired by portraits, including the one that led to her best-selling novel Girl With a Pearl Earring .
    on June 7, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "I can still sing you most of 'I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore' and 'Thank Heaven For Little Girls,'" Rogers said. "Stan and I were doing Maurice Chevalier accents."
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Garnet Rogers Source: Canada.com

  2. Peter Sutherland, BP chairman, said Browne had informed the company of allegations relating to the "limited use by Jeff Chevalier of BP computer and staff resources".
    on May 1, 2007 By: Peter Sutherland Source: Euro2day

  3. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Benoit Chevalier," Harper said in a statement.
    on May 6, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: Xinhua

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