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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

People of the upper class.

Usage examples (40)
  • In that section of the country, most of the gentry own horses for a hobby.
  • The new California landed gentry is indeed a reality.
  • Polish writers use the word gentry, which doesn't sound quite right in English.
  • Literature to most of the titled gentry is a blank, my lord -- it is so now and always has been so. for more
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