cavalier Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cavalier" in British English

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cavalieradjective

uk   /ˌkæv.əlˈɪər/  us   /-ˈɪr/ disapproving
not ​considering other people's ​feelings or ​safety: That's a ​rather cavalier attitude.

Cavaliernoun [C]

uk   /ˌkæv.əlˈɪər/  us   /-ˈɪr/
a ​supporter of the ​king in the ​English Civil War in the 1640s
(Definition of cavalier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cavalieradjective

 us   /ˌkæv·əˈlɪr/
not ​serious or ​caring enough about ​matters that other ​people are ​serious about: a cavalier ​attitude toward ​publichealthconcerns
(Definition of cavalier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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