gentleman


gentleman

noun

Definition of GENTLEMAN

1
a man of high birth or social position <many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were gentlemen who were risking everything>
Near Antonyms boor, churl, cottar (or cotter), fellah, peasant, peon; commoner, pleb, plebeian; proletarian; toiler
2
an adult male human being <ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats>
Synonyms bastard, bloke [chiefly British], buck, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, male
Related Words master, mister, sir; buddy, buster
3
an honorable and courteous man <was such a gentleman that he offered to call a cab for me>
Synonyms gentleman
Related Words Galahad, knight, prince; beau, Beau Brummell, blade, blood, buck, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, jay, petit-maƮtre; captivator, charmer, ladies' man (also lady's man), smoothy (or smoothie); aristocrat, patrician, swell, toff [chiefly British]

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