gentleperson

noun
gen·​tle·​per·​son | \ ˈjen-tᵊl-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce gentleperson (audio) \
plural gentlepeople\ ˈjen-​tᵊl-​ˌpē-​pəl How to pronounce gentleperson (audio) \ or gentlepersons

Definition of gentleperson

: a gentleman or lady

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Examples of gentleperson in a Sentence

gentlepersons did not want to be seen keeping company with commoners

First Known Use of gentleperson

1597, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gentleperson was in 1597

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“Gentleperson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentleperson. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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