A man well born; one of good family; one above the condition of a yeoman.
One of gentle or refined manners; a well-bred man.
The servant of a man of rank.
A man, irrespective of condition; -- used esp. in the plural (= citizens; people), in addressing men in popular assemblies, etc.
A man who bore arms through grant or inheritance. The word derived from the ‘gentle' qualities that were supposed to belong to the upper class, the refined sense of nobility grown from both noble descent and education. To be ‘gentle' in the medieval sense meant that a man must be born to the class, he could not become ‘gentle' by deed.
A member of the gentry, a descendant from an aristocratic family whose income came from the rental of his land.
a man of refinement
a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
a civilized, educated, sensitive, well-mannered man
a gentle man," this ideal did not hold that manhood was to be measured by the ability to carry a Gatling gun, demolish buildings, and kill people
a great new gift available for the macho man
a man who can disagree without being disagreeable
a man who can play the accordion but doesn't
a man who can play the ac
a man who is engaged in expressing his best and noblest self in every fibre of his mind and every fibre of his body
a man who knows how to play the banjo
a man whose principal ideas are not connected with his personal needs and his personal success
a man who steps out of the shower to take a pee
a man who uses a butter knife while dining alone
a man who will not squeeze a girl's hand unless he is prepared to marry her
a man who wouldn't hit a lady with his hat on
a Man, with an extra side of gentle Lol
a man with power, power over his social inferiors as well as over women, and it is important to consider how the changing social and economic position of such men influenced their strategies to maintain their social position
a well-mannered and considerate man with high standards of proper behavior
In England, a man of good family or good social position; every man above the rank of yeoman, including nobleman; in a more limited sense, a man who without a title bears a coat of arms, or whose ancestors have been freeman; in this sense gentlemen hold a middle rank between the nobility and the yeomanry.
a man born into a family of high social standing; a man of independent means who does not work for a living and usually held public office; in colonial Virginia Gentleman could also be a Planter, as wealth was often determined by the amount of land a man owned, and the income it generated
a male member of the gentry class
1) traditionally, an armigerous member of the British landed gentry ranking immediately below an esquire. 2) a man displaying the qualities of a gentleman.
The term gentleman (from Latin gentilis, belonging to a race or "gens", and "man", cognate with the French word gentilhomme, the Spanish gentilhombre and the Italian gentil uomo or gentiluomo), in its original and strict signification, denoted a man of good family, the Latin generosus (its invariable translation in English-Latin documents). In this sense the word equates with the French gentilhomme (nobleman), which latter term was in Great Britain long confined to the peerage. The term "gentry" (from the Old French genterise for gentelise) has much of the social class significance of the French noblesse or of the German Adel, but without the strict technical requirements of those traditions (such as quarters of nobility).