cavalier

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cavalier \Cav'a*lier"\ (k[a^]v'[.a]*l[=e]r"), noun [F. cavalier, It. cavaliere, LL. caballarius, fr. L. caballus. See {Cavalcade}, and cf. {Chevalier}, {Caballine}.]

1. A military man serving on horseback; a knight.

2. A gay, sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant.

3. One of the court party in the time of king Charles I. as contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament. --Clarendon.

4. (Fort.) A work of more than ordinary height, rising from the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking surrounding parts.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cavalier \Cav'a*lier"\, adjective offhand; unceremonious; gay; easy; frank. Opposed to {serious}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The plodding, persevering scupulous accuracy of the one, and the easy, cavalier, verbal fluency of the other, form a complete contrast. --Hazlitt.

2. High-spirited. [Obs.] "The people are naturally not valiant, and not much cavalier." --Suckling.

3. Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.

4. Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I. "An old Cavalier family." --Beaconsfield.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cavalier

adjective

1: given to haughty disregard of others [syn: {cavalier}, {high-handed}]

noun

1: a gallant or courtly gentleman [syn: {cavalier}, {chevalier}]

2: a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War [syn: {Cavalier}, {Royalist}]

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