gentleperson

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noun gen·tle·per·son \ ˈjen-tᵊl-ˌpər-sᵊn \

Definition of gentleperson

:a gentleman or lady

Examples of gentleperson in a Sentence

  1. gentlepersons did not want to be seen keeping company with commoners

First Known Use of gentleperson

1943



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