- (US) A form of address for a woman.
Variant of gentlewoman
- Obsolete a woman born into a family of high social standing; lady
- a courteous, gracious, considerate woman
- Historical a woman in attendance on a lady of rank
- ☆ a female member of the U.S. House of Representatives: usually a form of address: often in the phrase (a specified state)also gentlelady
Origin of gentlewomanMiddle English gentil womman