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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

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Jane Austen

March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a 'gentleman gambler' when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely... There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters.
Hunter S. Thompson

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
John Locke
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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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