[ UK /ʃˈɪvə‍lɹəsli/ ]
  1. in a gallant manner
    he gallantly offered to take her home
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How To Use chivalrously In A Sentence

  • There was one seat left which was taken, rather unchivalrously, by Russell, leaving Meg on the floor at his feet.
  • Meanwhile, colleges were expanding the elective system and allowing the substitution of modern for classical languages, developments which Babbitt unchivalrously blames on the rising numbers of female undergraduates.
  • The reflection of the property on novel is to eliminate the bullies and help the down-trodden chivalrously.
  • Then, somewhat unchivalrously, he shoved the candelabra into her grasp and muttered, Here. Pirates
  • Also, the duellist in barely saluting his opponent and attacking with two weapons acted unchivalrously.
  • When I doctored your foot?" he finished, rather unchivalrously, chuckling in his delight at her pretty discomfiture. Flower of the North
  • Possibly some of the boys who behaved so unchivalrously toward her helped right manfully to conquer us of the South into the views they now entertain. Our Brother in Black: His Freedom and His Future
  • I did instruct our servers to scavenge the sacristy at Chislehurst for some nice things to take away, but the vigilance of the Chislehurst team was such that we only managed to sneak away a corporal forgotten inside our burse and I chivalrously returned it this morning. Archive 2009-06-01
  • All the same, I was surprised to see Mark behave so unchivalrously. Farthing
  • Like Flaubert, Daudet was a syphilitic, boasting unchivalrously that he'd caught the disease from ‘a lady from the top drawer’.
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