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

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
Confucius

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
George Bernard Shaw

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Theodore Roosevelt

A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
Lana Turner
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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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