Cavalier




cavalier [ kav-uh-LEER, KAV-uh-leer ]
[ noun, verb ]
MEANING :
1. (n.) a horseman or mounted soldier
2. (n.) a courtly gentleman
3. (n.) a man escorting a woman or acting as her dancing partner
4. (adj.) unceremonious or offhand
5. (adj.) disdainful or haughty
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The king ordered his cavaliers to charge and cut down the retreating enemy soldiers.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
Mr Blair says there was not a "cavalier" attitude to planning for the aftermath of the war.

Comments

Loading...

Popular posts from this blog

Nadir

Exotic

Credulous