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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 simply a patient wolf.
Lana Turner

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

When you wear a bow tie, doors open for you. Your posture is a little more erect; your shoulders are a little further back; your style is a little more dynamic. It's about the reestablishment of the gentleman.
Dhani Jones

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

A gentleman is never rude except on purpose - I can honestly be nasty sober, believe you me.
Christopher Hitchens
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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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