a knight on a white charger

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

  • knight in shining armor — (or knight on a white charger) an idealized or chivalrous man who comes to the rescue of a woman in a difficult situation * * * knight in shining armor 1 : a man who behaves in a very brave way The firefighter who rescued us was our knight in… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • knight — noun 1》 (in the Middle Ages) a man raised to honourable military rank after service as a page and squire.     ↘(also knight of the shire) historical a gentleman representing a shire or county in Parliament.     ↘literary a man devoted to a cause… …   English new terms dictionary

  • charger — noun a) A device that charges or recharges. Put the batteries in the charger overnight so we can use them tomorrow. b) A large horse trained for battle and used by the cavalry. They were of a lighter build than a destrier The knight rode a white… …   Wiktionary

  • knight in shining armor — she clung to the fantasy of her knight in shining armor Syn: Sir Galahad, knight on a white charger/horse/steed, rescuer, savior, champion, hero, liberator, defender, protector, guardian, guardian angel …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • (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 — or a knight on a white charger a man who helps someone, especially a woman, who is sad or in trouble …   English dictionary

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