- Antonyms of CAVALIER
humble, shy, acquiescent, bashful, compliant, cowering, cringing, deferential, demure, diffident, humble, introverted, lowly, meek, modest, mousy, overmodest, passive, quiet, reserved, retiring, sheepish, shrinking, shy, subdued, submissive, timid, unaggressive, unassertive, unassuming, unobtrusive, unpretentious, yielding.
- Examples of usage:
- Must not he who at eighteen years of age had attained that for which many not less endowed had given their whole lives in vain he the flattered cavalier the scholar and the officer of the king's guard be set apart elected to some exalted fate - "Berlin and Sans-Souci" by Louise Muhlbach
- Chadron himself was a gray man with a mustache and beard like a cavalier - "The Rustler of Wind River" by G. W. Ogden
- The old cavalier remained a moment silent absorbed in thought - "The Amulet" by Hendrik Conscience