• (British) IPA: /ˈʃɪv.əl.ɹʌs/


  1. (of a man) Honourable, especially to women; gallant.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, “VII and XXI”, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855 ↗:
      It amazed me that I could have allowed myself to be let in for a binge of this description simply because a woman wished it. Too bally chivalrous for our own good, we Woosters, and always have been.
  2. involving chivalry
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