What is another word for Errantry?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛɹəntɹˌi] (IPA)

Errantry is a rare word that means "the act of wandering in search of adventure or engaging in heroic exploits." A synonym for errantry is chivalry, which signifies the code of behavior followed by medieval knights. Another synonym is gallantry, which is similar to chivalry but is more focused on courtesy and respect towards women. Adventurism is another synonym for errantry and describes the desire for excitement, danger, and unusual experiences. Lastly, swashbuckling is another synonym for errantry and refers to a daring, flamboyant behavior often seen in pirates, swordsmen, and adventurers. These words are all related to the concept of bravery, daring, and heroic deeds.

What are the hypernyms for Errantry?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Errantry

This was the girl for whom Doggie had performed his deed of knight-Errantry; the girl whom she proposed to take back to Doggie.
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
Almost opposite, the birthplace of Mungo Park, the first of the knight-Errantry of Africa, attracts attention, and a mile or two nearer Selkirk, are Philiphaugh, and "sweet Bowhill," the two finest domains in the Forest.
"In the Border Country"
W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
This was confided to a third envelope even more elaborately addressed and embellished than either of the others, as follows: For the valorous, joyous, Triumphant and Glorious Knight, The ever gentle and Courteous Flower of Chivalry, Cream of Knight Errantry and Pole Star of Manly virtues, Sir Slosson Thompson, who doth for the nonce sojourn at Mackinac Island, Michigan, Where under the guise of a lone Fisherman he is regaled with sumptuous cheer and divers rejoicings, wherein he doth right merrily disport.
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions"
Slason Thompson

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