Synonym: arrogant, contemptuous, escort, gentleman, haughty, horseman, insolent, knight. Similar words: chevalier, excavate, excavation, naval, earlier, supplier, avalanche, alien. Meaning: [‚kævə'lɪə] n. 1. a gallant or courtly gentleman 2. a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War. adj. given to haughty disregard of others.
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1 a cavalier attitude toward the suffering of others.
2 That's a rather cavalier attitude.
3 The club's owner showed a cavalier attitude to the licensing laws.
4 The Editor takes a cavalier attitude to the concept of fact checking.
5 The government takes a cavalier attitude to the problems of prison overcrowding.
6 We're annoyed at his cavalier treatment of his old friends.
7 The Clinton administration is less cavalier.
8 Newish Cavalier, base model, with a whiplash radio aerial.
9 The cavalier dismissal of a major design feature of the building can not have been easy to accept.
10 To her horror, when she returned the Vauxhall Cavalier had vanished with her young daughter still inside.
11 A cavalier attitude to purdah was one thing; for a woman to be seen exposing her nether regions quite another.
12 Why did those ancient replicators give up the cavalier freedom of the primeval soup and take to swarming in huge colonies?
13 A cavalier Southerner, he was hot-blooded, self-confident, accustomed to swaying people through his force of personality.
14 The Cavalier has stopped twenty yards behind us on the road.
15 Cavalier, arrogant, mendacious, and whatever else he was,[www.Sentencedict.com] Mike Straus was also an idealist.
16 Its cavalier treatment of human system factors produces alienation and stifles motivation.
17 A cavalier unconcern about such consequences is too often the response of powerful mental health professionals who create categories of abnormality.
18 The usual opposition has been put up by the sales contingent in the form of Jim Cavalier, the sales director.
19 The doctor was quick to learn from his mistakes, and had a certain cavalier courage that served him well.
20 Confidence in the decisions of the banks is not helped by the cavalier way in which credit is priced.
21 They are visited by spectres of childhood terror, the debonair Cosmo Disney and most sinister, the masked Pitchfork Cavalier.
22 Let's hope it receives a stiff fine for behaving in this cavalier way.
23 The 17-year-old suffered only minor injuries despite the Vauxhall Cavalier car being extensively damaged.
24 This was entirely the wrong way to make policy and a cavalier way of dealing with a popular and effective service.
25 Toyota plans annual sales of 20, 000 of the right-hand-drive Cavalier cars.
26 For the average driver of a company Ford Sierra or Vauxhall Cavalier this means an additional ￡1.06 a week in tax.
27 Only the occasional sales rep, in his weekend mufti, went past me in his company Cavalier.
28 Only Eric Cantona was on the top of his form, picking at Arsenal's seams with his exquisite cavalier touch.
29 The civil war exposed his pretensions to military expertise, to the delight of the Cavalier propagandists.
30 The plant will manufacture the V6 engine for luxury versions of the Cavalier model.
More similar words: chevalier, excavate, excavation, naval, earlier, supplier, avalanche, alien, valid, salient, valiant, invalid, validate, validity, alienated, alienation, invalidate, inalienable, cave, cave in, cavity, scavenge, cavernous, scavenging, caveat emptor, bier, ravage, savage, avatar, fiery.