a knight in shining armour

a knight in shining armour

  (British & Australian) also a knight in shining armor (American & Australian)
someone who helps you when you are in a difficult situation
Usage notes: In stories about medieval times (= the time between 500 and 1500 AD), knights were soldiers who rode on horses and helped women in difficult or dangerous situations.
She looked around the bar to see if there was a knight in shining armour who might come and save her from this awful man.
See also: armour, knight, shine
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A KNIGHT in shining armour was publicly unveiled at the Caerleon Arts Festival and International Sculpture Symposium yesterday, as the event came to an end.
Sir Clive Woodward may have been a knight in shining armour to the upper crust of English rugby but we have enough gobsh*tes of our own without adopting one from another code - so my advice to Harry is tell the knight to get knotted.
We need a knight in shining armour to ride to the rescue and that knight is most likely to be a big off-course bookmaker.
A knight in shining armour yesterday launched a pounds 250,000 scheme which has seen safety features and passenger information improved at the busy Olton rail station interchange.
A KNIGHT in shining armour has lost a bitter court feud with a pub landlord.
Actually, don't hold your breath on that because it looks as if the trip will give Sir John Bullock a chance to reveal his true colours; thankfully, Rose does find a knight in shining armour - albeit from an unexpected source.
At the end of the day he was acting as a knight in shining armour coming to the aid of the women and children in the shop.
NORTHERN Rock could become a knight in shining armour for first-time buyers.
A knight in shining armour brought the spirit of panto to Newcastle.
Because you've been independent for so long, I don't know if you would allow a knight in shining armour to take the lead.
Aleksandra's impressed, saying: "It's not every day you get picked up by a knight in shining armour - even if I didn't really need rescuing.
A knight in shining armour has brought some romance to Gateshead's MetroCentre after arriving to propose to his girlfriend.
A theatre company in Yarm has found a knight in shining armour to help them solve a costume crisis.
And just in case there were too many fellas jockeying for position to catch a glimpse of the gorgeous 25-year-old, the owner of Heart & Soul clothing Eamonn Downey was on hand as a knight in shining armour.
Dirty Des Barnes is to become a knight in shining armour.