Definition of gentleman:

part of speech: noun

A man of gentle or good birth: in England, one who without a title wears a coat of arms; every man above the rank of yeoman, including the nobility; one above the trading classes; an officer of the royal household: in the broadest sense, a man of refined manners and good behavior:- in pl. a word of address:- pl. GENTLEMEN:- fem. GENTLEWOMAN.

part of speech: noun

A man of good lineage; man of courtesy and honor.

part of speech: noun

One who is entitled to bear a coat of arms; a well- bred and honorable man.

part of speech: noun


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