[ US /ˈkævəɫiɹ, ˌkævəˈɫɪɹ/ ]
[ UK /kˌævɐlˈi‍ə/ ]
  1. a gallant or courtly gentleman
  1. given to haughty disregard of others
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How To Use cavalier In A Sentence

  • a cavalier attitude toward the suffering of others.
  • In this high opinion of his own rank, he was greatly fortified by his ideas of the military profession, which, in his phrase, made a valiant cavalier a camarade to an emperor. A Legend of Montrose
  • The Convention contained a majority of former parliamentarians but old cavaliers in the 1661 Parliament tried to modify what had been done.
  • With what pleasure should I hear people cry out, 'Che garbato cavaliere, com' e pulito, disinvolto, spiritoso '! Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1749
  • Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol calls Redondo Beach police after paparazzi tail his car LeBron James scores 30, Cavaliers wear down Celtics for 104-93 win Marion, Mavericks win 12th in a row with 125-112 victory over Timberwolves Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • _ Oh! 'Tis an Abomination to look like a Gentleman; long Hair is wicked and cavalierish, a Periwig is flat Popery, the Disguise of the The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I
  • There is nothing wrong with making money, but are we supposed to be sorry for the inept and obtuse customer care services (ever look at a invoice from a insurance company?) and compassion less “death panels” of the health insurance industry and the thoughtless, cavalier and deceptive practices of the financial dealings on wall street (GS and the Greek economy comes to mind)? Think Progress » Rep. McCotter complains that Obama ‘demonizes’ Wall Street and insurance companies.
  • At 06.27 hours on 1 January 1975, Alfred Archibald Jones was dressed in corduroy and sat in a fume-filled Cavalier Musketeer Estate face down on the steering wheel, hoping the judgement would not be too heavy upon him. Excerpt: White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  • Before him, Karl Yundt remained standing, one wing of his faded greenish havelock thrown back cavalierly over his shoulder. The Secret Agent; a Simple Tale
  • It also led to accusations against the Government that it had been cavalier with the nation's priceless historical artefacts. Times, Sunday Times
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