The term was originally coined in Medieval times, describing a knight who followed a code of conduct.
The survey of over 500 single women of all ages was carried out for dating site
Match's dating expert, Vicky Pavitt commented: "What the research shows is that women are starting to lose faith in modern dating."From breadcrumbing to benching, it can be easy to feel disenchanted, but there are still plenty of single men who wouldn't dream of ghosting a date and are simply looking for the right person." Match has created giant 3D models of seven of its "most eligible" male members, who women can contact.
I was first introduced to the art of chivalry during my freshman year of college.
As a northern girl (a “yankee” they called us), choosing a college in the South ushered me into a whole new definition of the word .
Men will also score brownie points for letting their other half pick programmes on Netflix (64 per cent), being the designated driver on a night out (64 per cent), posting pictures as a couple on social media (63 per cent), paying for the Uber home (59 per cent) and supporting her diet (58 per cent).
Two thirds - 65 per cent - of women complain of being ghosted by a partner who vanishes into thin air or breadcrumbed - led on by someone who contacts them only intermittently to keep them interested.
Men calling when they say they will tops the list of thoughtful gestures of 'modern chivalry' that women most want, cited by 84 per cent.
Communication is clearly key as 83 per cent women also expect their other half to check they got home safely after a date.
And reliable men are a must for females with 82 per cent demanding that their date does not cancel at the last minute.
More manners modern women want include sending attentive texts during the day (80 per cent) and turning phones off during dates (78 per cent).
Traditional acts of chivalry once thought polite and noble like helping a partner put on her coat or pulling out a chair for her to sit down are now considered out-dated by women, researchers found.