nobleman

noun
no·ble·man | \ˈnō-bəl-mən \

Definition of nobleman 

: a man of noble rank : peer

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Synonyms for nobleman

Synonyms

gentleman, grandee, lord, milord, peer

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Examples of nobleman in a Sentence

his impeccable manners immediately marked him as a nobleman

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Pascal claims to be descended from Norman noblemen, though nobility isn’t the first thing called to mind by this sardonic handyman with rough hands and bedroom eyes. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘Beast’ Review: In Hot Pursuit of Love and Danger," 9 May 2018 The Knights of Malta, the ancient Roman Catholic aristocratic lay order that weathered a governance scandal last year, has elected an Italian nobleman as its leader for life. Fox News, "Knights of Malta elect Italian leader for life after crisis," 2 May 2018 The film, which was to be called In the Sultan’s Power, involved a dashing American traveler who rescues a young Frenchwoman from the seraglio of a diabolical Turkish nobleman. Longreads, "When the Movies Went West," 15 May 2018 The alabaster head is likely that of a nobleman in Alexandria. Ella Cerón, Teen Vogue, "Undisturbed Sarcophagus Found in Alexandria, Egypt," 12 July 2018 In this re-telling Don Quixote, two scamps traveling through 16th-century Spain will tell the adventures of the chivalrous nobleman. Anchorage Daily News, "Coming up: Backyard Country BBQ, Alaska Hempfest and a night of island and reggae music," 21 June 2018 Old-time Pearlanders wrote of Zychlinski, rumored to be a Polish nobleman, traveling the dirt streets of Pearland in a fancy surrey pulled by a pair of shiny black, high stepping horses. Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle, "Test your knowledge of Pearland area history," 19 June 2018 Faran Tahir plays the ruthless nobleman on a quest for the English throne. BostonGlobe.com, "Summer guide: Things to do around Boston and Cambridge," 2 June 2018 Crawfie enlisted the daughters of palace workers and noblemen to create a troop of Girl Guides (a British version of Girl Scouts) for the princesses. Eliana Dockterman, Time, "Elizabeth Didn’t Expect to Be Queen. Here’s How It Happened," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of nobleman

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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nobleman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nobleman

: a man who is a member of the nobility

nobleman

noun
no·ble·man | \ˈnō-bəl-mən \
plural noblemen\-mən \

Kids Definition of nobleman

: a man of high birth or rank

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