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Cavalier vs. Cavalierly

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  • Cavalier (adjective)

    Not caring enough about something important.

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    High-spirited.

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    Supercilious.

    "haughty|disdainful|curt|brusque"

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I.

  • Cavalier (noun)

    A military man serving on horse, early modern cavalry officers who had abandoned the heavy armor of medieval knights.

  • Cavalier (noun)

    A gallant: a sprightly young dashing military man.

  • Cavalier (noun)

    A gentleman of the class of such officers, particularly:

  • Cavalier (noun)

    A man or boy with an uncircumcised penis.

  • Cavalier (noun)

    A defensive work rising from a bastion, etc., and overlooking the surrounding area.

  • Cavalier (verb)

    Of a man: to act in a gallant and dashing manner toward (women).

  • Cavalierly (adverb)

    In a cavalier manner.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Cavalier (noun)

    A military man serving on horseback; a knight.

  • Cavalier (noun)

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

  • Cavalier (noun)

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

  • Cavalier (noun)

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

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    offhand; unceremonious; gay; easy; frank. Opposed to serious.

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    High-spirited.

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I.

  • Cavalierly (adverb)

    In a supercilious, disdainful, or haughty manner; arrogantly.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cavalier (noun)

    a gallant or courtly gentleman

  • Cavalier (noun)

    a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War

  • Cavalier (adjective)

    given to haughty disregard of others

  • Cavalierly (adverb)

    in a proud and domineering manner;

    "he treated his staff cavalierly"

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