knight in shining armor

knight in shining armor
A person who will rescue a dangerous situation; a hero.

We must work this out on our own and not wait for a knight in shining armor, who may never come.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Knight in Shining Armor — This appears to be a compliment but could be used as a slight. The point being that if a knights armor were shining he was not tested in combat …   Medieval glossary

  • knight in shining armor — man of her dreams, prince on the white horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (a) knight in shining armor — someone who helps you when you are in a difficult situation. She was looking for a knight in shining armor who might save her from her boring life. Usage notes: usually said by a woman about a man Etymology: in medieval times (= 500 to 1500 C.E.) …   New idioms dictionary

  • Knight Rider 2008 (serie de TV) — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase El Coche Fantástico. Knight Rider Archivo:Knight Rider.png Título de apertura Título Knight Rider Género Acción Drama …   Wikipedia Español

  • Knight Rider 2010 — Infobox Film name = Knight Rider 2010 director = Sam Pillsbury producer = Alex Beaton writer = John Leekley starring = Richard Joseph Paul music = Tim Truman cinematography = James Bartle editing = Skip Schoolnik released = February 13 1994… …   Wikipedia

  • knight — knight1 [ naıt ] noun count 1. ) in the past, a European soldier from a high social class who wore a suit of ARMOR (=a metal suit) and rode a horse a ) a man in the U.K. who has been given an honor called a knighthood and can use the title Sir… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Knight Rider (2008) — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel Knight Rider …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Knight-errant — A knight errant (plural knights errant ) is a figure of medieval chivalric romance literature. Errant, meaning wandering or roving, indicates how the knight errant would typically wander the land in search of adventures to prove himself as a… …   Wikipedia

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