It may not quite count as
2.extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical,or impracticable.
I’m so used to it that I find myself weaving around non-Batman walking companions and generally confusing them.
I appreciate that threats from the road are not what they once were, and if a bolting Nissan Micra approaches, I’m not sure what good he could do, but I still like the idea that he’s willing to sacrifice his shoes for my petticoats.
Don’t forget to check out the other Weekworders on Carmen’s blog!