gent

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1gent

adjective \ˈjent\

Definition of GENT

archaic

Origin of GENT

Middle English, noble, graceful, from Anglo-French, from Latin genitus, past participle of gignere to beget — more at kin
First Known Use: 13th century

2gent

noun

Definition of GENT

:  gentleman

First Known Use of GENT

1564

Related to GENT

Synonyms
bastard, bloke [chiefly British], buck, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], man, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, male

Gent

geographical name

Definition of GENT

— see ghent

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