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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [shi-val-rik, shiv-uh l-rik]
    • /ʃɪˈvæl rɪk, ˈʃɪv əl rɪk/
    • /ʃɪvˈalrɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shi-val-rik, shiv-uh l-rik]
    • /ʃɪˈvæl rɪk, ˈʃɪv əl rɪk/

Definitions of chivalric word

  • adjective chivalric Chivalric means relating to or connected with the system of chivalry that was believed in and followed by medieval knights. 3
  • adjective chivalric relating to or connected with chivalry; chivalrous 3
  • adjective chivalric of chivalry 3
  • abbreviation CHIVALRIC chivalrous 3
  • adjective chivalric pertaining to chivalry; chivalrous. 1
  • noun chivalric Of, or relating to chivalry. 1

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Origin of chivalric

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1790-1800; chivalr(y) + -ic

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Parts of speech for Chivalric


chivalric popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chivalric usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chivalric

adj chivalric

  • brave — Someone who is brave is willing to do things which are dangerous, and does not show fear in difficult or dangerous situations.
  • chivalrous — A chivalrous man is polite, kind, and unselfish, especially towards women.
  • courageous — Someone who is courageous shows courage.
  • knightly — characteristic of a knight; noble, courageous, and generous: knightly deeds.
  • noble — distinguished by rank or title.

adjective chivalric

  • gallant — brave, spirited, noble-minded, or chivalrous: a gallant knight; a gallant rescue attempt.

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