chivalrously chivalrously


  • (adv) in a gallant manner


  1. And, certainly, no old-fashioned male politician was yet prepared to step aside chivalrously.
  2. Only 3% of the employers surveyed want to hire girls who wear midi or micro-mini skirts either, but for the moment they are chivalrously being kept on the unemployment rolls.


  • 'The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.' (book review)

    When we first meet the hero (or maybe antihero, depending on your perspective) of Adelle Waldman's provocative debut novel, "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.," he's in a bit of an awkward situation. Nate has just run into a former flame — Juliet, a woman he had gotten pregnant, accompanied to the abortion clinic (chivalrously paying for the procedure), comforted for the remainder of the day, and ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

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