Gentleman meaning

jĕntl-mən
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(in plural possessive, gentlemen's) Toilets intended for use by men.
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The definition of a gentleman is a man in a high social position, or a man with excellent manners.

An example of a gentleman is a man who always holds the door open for ladies.

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A man of gentle or noble birth or superior social position.
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A well-mannered and considerate man with high standards of proper behavior.
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A man.

Do you know this gentleman?

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Used as a form of address for a group of men.
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A courteous, gracious man with a strong sense of honor.
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Any man.
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A well‐mannered or charming man.
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A polite term referring to a man.

Please direct this gentleman to the menswear department.

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(in plural only, gentlemen) A polite form of address to a group of men.

Follow me, gentlemen.

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A man of independent means who does not need to have a wage-paying job.
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A manservant; a valet.
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A man's personal servant; valet.
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A member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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A man of breeding or higher class.
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(cricket) A cricketer of independent wealth, who does not (require to) get paid to play the sport.
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(euphemistic, of a man) Amateur.
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Origin of gentleman