Definition of gentlemanly
: characteristic of or having the character of a gentleman
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After an eventful opening day, which saw the Duchess of Cambridge debut a new cropped 'do and Dolce & Gabbana dress, David Beckham proved the power of classic, gentlemanly style today in Polo Ralph Lauren.
In another photo shared to the Orange County Register's Instagram account, Chad greets one of the patients with a gentlemanly bow.
After a gentlemanly game, everyone enjoyed cold drinks and food.
Some trophies, like the Lady Byng for gentlemanly play and the Calder for rookie of the year, mean absolutely nothing in assessing a career at the end of it.
But fittingly, the French Quarter manages to keep things gentlemanly, with a balanced bite of rye spice and subtle sweetness.
Mr. Due was gentlemanly, though opinionated, his nephew said.
Oakeshott’s quaint, gentlemanly Toryism is just one form of conservatism, of course.
The gentlemanly treatment given Mnuchin was a contrast to the more combative return to Capitol Hill of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
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