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gentlefolk

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noun plural gen·tle·folk \ˈjen-təl-ˌfōk\

Simple Definition of gentlefolk

  • : people who have high social status

Full Definition of gentlefolk

  1. :  persons of gentle or good family and breeding

Examples of gentlefolk

  1. <an 18th-century painter whose works are typically of well-dressed gentlefolk wooing and frolicking in sylvan settings>



1594

First Known Use of gentlefolk

1594

Variants of gentlefolk

also gen·tle·folks play \-ˌfōks\

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