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Definition of Gentleman

Gentleman

  1. A man well born; one of good family; one above the condition of a yeoman.
  2. One of gentle or refined manners; a well-bred man.
  3. One who bears arms, but has no title.
  4. The servant of a man of rank.
  5. A man, irrespective of condition; -- used esp. in the plural (= citizens; people), in addressing men in popular assemblies, etc.

Gentleman Quotations

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
Charlie Chaplin

A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
Lana Turner

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.
Oscar Wilde

Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
Luigi Pirandello

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
William Lyon Phelps
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Gentleman Translations

gentleman in Dutch is heer, gentleman
gentleman in German is Ehrenmann, Herr
gentleman in Portuguese is cavalheiro
gentleman in Swedish is herre
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