Definition of galanterie in English:

galanterie

Pronunciation /ɡəˈlɑːnt(ə)riː/ /ɡəˈlɒnt(ə)riː/

noun

  • 1Courtesy or politeness, especially shown to women; an instance of this.

  • 2Music
    In an early 18th-cent. classical suite: a light movement not forming part of the usual sequence.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From French galanterie.