gentleman's agreement

noun
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gentlemen's agreement

Definition of gentleman's agreement

  1. :  an agreement secured only by the honor of the participants

1886

First Known Use of gentleman's agreement

1886


GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

gentleman's agreement

noun

Definition of gentleman's agreement for English Language Learners

  • : an informal agreement based on trust rather than on a legal document


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