a knight in shining armour

a knight in shining armour or a knight on a white charger
a man who helps someone, especially a woman, who is sad or in trouble

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  • knight in shining armour — A knight in shining armour is someone who saves you when you are in great trouble or danger …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • knight in shining armour (or knight on a white charger) — an idealized chivalrous man. → knight …   English new terms dictionary

  • knight in shining armour — ► knight in shining armour an idealized chivalrous man. Main Entry: ↑knight …   English terms dictionary

  • knight in shining armour —    A knight in shining armour is someone who saves you when you are in great trouble or danger.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • knight in shining armour — KNIGHT ON A WHITE CHARGER, rescuer, saviour, champion, hero, defender, protector, guardian (angel). → knight …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) knight in shining armour — a knight in shining armour a knight on a white charger phrase a man who helps someone, especially a woman, who is sad or in trouble Thesaurus: someone who is kind, generous or helpfulsynonym Main entry: knight * * * a knight in shining ˈarmour… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) knight in shining armour — British & Australian, American & Australian someone who helps you when you are in a difficult situation. She looked around the bar to see if there was a knight in shining armour who might come and save her from this awful man …   New idioms dictionary

  • knight — ► NOUN 1) (in the Middle Ages) a man raised to honourable military rank after service as a page and squire. 2) (in the UK) a man awarded a non hereditary title by the sovereign and entitled to use ‘Sir’ in front of his name. 3) a chess piece,… …   English terms dictionary

  • knight — noun 1 in the Middle Ages ADJECTIVE ▪ medieval ▪ chivalrous, noble ▪ brave, valiant ▪ armoured/armored ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • armour — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)mə(r)[/t]] (in AM, use armor) 1) N UNCOUNT In former times, armour was special metal clothing that soldiers wore for protection in battle. ...the collection of weapons and armour in the historic White Tower. ...knights in armour. ...a… …   English dictionary

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