Synonyms and Antonyms of gentleman
1 a man of high birth or social position many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were gentlemen who were risking everything Synonyms of gentleman grandee, lord, milord, nobleman, peer Words Related to gentleman country gentleman, squire; cavalier, chevalier, knight; don, hidalgo, nabob, nawab, seigneur, seignior, sheikh (or sheik); baron, baronet, count, duke, earl, esquire, marchese, margrave, marquess (or marquis), master, prince, princelet, princeling, raja, viscount; lordship, sire [archaic] Near Antonyms of gentleman boor, churl, cottar (or cotter), fellah, peasant, peon; commoner, pleb, plebeian; proletarian; toiler
2 an adult male human being ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats Synonyms of gentleman bastard, bloke [chiefly British], buck, cat, chap [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], gent, man, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, maleWords Related to gentleman master, mister, sir; buddy, buster
3 an honorable and courteous man was such a gentleman that he offered to call a cab for me Synonyms of gentleman cavalierWords Related to gentleman Galahad, knight, prince; beau, Beau Brummell, blade, blood, buck, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, jay, petit-maître; captivator, charmer, ladies' man (also lady's man), smoothy (or smoothie); aristocrat, patrician, swell, toff [chiefly British]
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