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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A male person from a good family or with refinement; A valet who acts as a personal attendant to his employer.

Usage examples (23)
  • A gentleman considers justice to be essential in everything.
  • The term gentleman implies a command of this passion, above all others.
  • Such a use of the term gentleman would be obviously out of place as applied to John Merrick.
  • This gentleman is a chemistry professor in Harvard. for more
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