Gallant may refer to:

In fiction

* Felicia Gallant, a character on the soap opera "Another World"
* Michael Gallant, a medical doctor in the TV series "ER"
* Goofus & Gallant, a cartoon in "Highlights for Children" featuring two contrasting boys to show differences between "good" and "bad" behavior

In water transportation

* HMS "Gallant" (H59), a G-class destroyer
* USS "Gallant" (MSO-489), an "Aggressive"-class minesweeper

People with the surname Gallant

* A. Ronald Gallant (21st century), leading American econometrician
* Brian Gallant (21st century), New Brunswick politician
* Cheryl Gallant (born 1960), Conservative Canadian politician
* Gerard Gallant (born 1963), Canadian ice hockey coach and former NHL player
* Gord Gallant (born 1950), retired professional ice hockey player
* John Gallant (born 1978), lacrosse player
* Jonathan Gallant (born 1976), Canadian rock bass guitarist
* Karl Gallant (21st century), former registered lobbyist for the Alexander Strategy Group
* Lennie Gallant (21st century), storyteller
* Lyndsey Gallant (21st century), New Brunswick politician
* Matt Gallant (born 1964), American television host
* Mavis Gallant (born 1922), Canadian writer
* Patsy Gallant (born 1948), Canadian pop singer and musical theatre actress
* Peter Gallant (born 1958), Canadian curler
* Shannon Gallant (born 1986), Australian rugby league player


* Gallant, Alabama, an unincorporated community in the United States

ee also

* Courage
* See [] for a list of pages whose names start with "Gallant"."

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  • Gallant — Gal lant (g[a^]l lant), a. [F. gallant, prop. p. pr. of OF. galer to rejoice, akin to OF. gale amusement, It. gala ornament; of German origin; cf. OHG. geil merry, luxuriant, wanton, G. geil lascivious, akin to AS. g[=a]l wanton, wicked, OS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gallant — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Gerard Gallant (* 1963), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Mavis Gallant (* 1922), kanadische Schriftstellerin Trevor Gallant (* 1975), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten: Gallant… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gallant — Gal*lant , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gallanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gallanting}.] 1. To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play. [1913 Webster] 2. To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan. [Obs.] Addison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gallant — [gal′ənt; ] for adj.4 & n. usually, and for v. always, [gə lant′, gəlänt′] adj. [ME galaunt < OFr galant, merry, brave, prp. of galer, to rejoice, make merry < gala: see GALA] 1. showy and lively in dress or manner 2. stately; imposing [a… …   English World dictionary

  • Gallant — Gal*lant (?; 277), a. Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gallant — Gal*lant (?; 277), n. 1. A man of mettle or spirit; a gay, fashionable man; a young blood. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One fond of paying attention to ladies. [1913 Webster] 3. One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer. Addison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gallant — Gallant, Bai im Süden von Patagonien (Südamerika) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • gallant — index heroic, magnanimous, undaunted Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Gallant —   [gə lænt], Mavis Leslie, geboren Young [jʌȖ], kanadische Schriftstellerin englischer Sprache, * Montreal 11. 8. 1922; lebt seit 1950 überwiegend in Europa, v. a. in Paris. Beherrschendes Thema ihrer Prosa ist die Entfremdung in komplexen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gallant — adj courtly, chivalrous, courteous, polite, *civil Analogous words: attentive, considerate, *thoughtful: *spirited, mettle some, high spirited: urbane, *suave …   New Dictionary of Synonyms