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Origin Old French "chevalerie", from Latin "caballarius" 'horseman'

Derivatives Chivalric (adjective)

1. the medieval knightly system with its religious, moral and social code.

2. the combination of qualities expected of an ideal knight, especially courage, honour, courtesy, justice, and a readyness to help the weak.

3. courteous behaviour, especially that of a man towards women.
Chivalry was an expected quality of an knight during the medieval period.

Loyalty is just a given in the qualities of a chivalrous knight.

What ever happened to chivalry, eh Pipe?
Hey! I am chivalrous, *mutters to G* bloody hypocrits.
by Alex Pipe July 08, 2004
 
1.
Something women complain is dead even though it cannot logically exist in an equal society, which is something women wanted. It's one or the other.
Jesse lamented about the death of chivalry while she lambasted the days when men oppressed women which was a time when chivalry was common. Makes perfect sense.
by Amfortas March 12, 2011
 
2.
Something that people always say is dead, but no one seams to know what the hell died..
"Sarah likes Big Macs!"
"And they say Chivalry is dead.."
by Deadyll August 05, 2007
 
3.
something that's dead and should stay dead.
Son: Daddy, why do I have to let her go first? she's a creep to everybody.

Dad: Because, when somebody has a certain chemical called estrogen in their body, they automatically deserve more respect than you. It's called chauvinism, I mean chivalry.

Son: BULLCRAP!!
by Joecool August 20, 2012
 
4.
women killed it... they don't like when we are nice to them anymore (so fuck opening the doors, taking their jacket, or telling them they are beautiful)

haha, yes !
"Would you like to go to dinner?"
-later that evening while she is chillin with her girls-
"this guy asked me to dinner, i am just gonna say i am busy."

(see, chivalry)
by the nike logo February 12, 2010
 
5.
The act of a self-deluded sucker. Self-destructive self-sacrifice in favor of those seeking to exploit or destroy the practioner. Self-debasement to those seeking exploitive profit and lack of due recriprocation. Often stupidly misconstrued by those practicing as honorable or altuistic.
Many travesties of justice, self-destruction, and the concealment and promotion of evil have come from the chivalry of fools.
by esmith512 January 21, 2008
 
6.
tha's when the girl she goes to get out and the guy opens the door and throews her shit out with her, so she donesnt have to go bakc in and get it all herself it's a nice gesture of chivalery
"get outta here bitch and take your damn cat too!"
by wallis and futuna islands November 30, 2004
 
7.
Dead.
Chivalry is dead.
by Romance 7 March 18, 2010