chevalier: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shev"u-lēr' or, esp. for 1, 2, shu-val'yā, -väl'-), [key]
  1. a member of certain orders of honor or merit: a chevalier of the Legion of Honor.
  2. the lowest title of rank in the old nobility.
  3. a chivalrous man; cavalier.
  4. a knight.


Pronunciation: (shu-val'yā, -väl'- Fr. shu-va-lyā'), [key]
  1. (Au&syl;guste)1888–1972, French actor and singer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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