gentleman

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɛntəlmən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɛntəlmən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jentl mən)


Inflections of 'gentleman' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": gentlemen
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gentleman

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [well-educated, wealthy, aristocratic, stuffy] gentleman
  2. be a gentleman and [hold, open] the door
  3. ever the gentleman, he [held, opened] the door
  4. would you be a gentleman and [hold the door, help me with, give me a hand with]
  5. is a [true, perfect, proper] gentleman
  6. has always been a [perfect] gentleman
  7. acted like a good little gentleman
  8. try to be more of a gentleman
  9. what I really [want, need] is a gentleman
  10. ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention?
  11. gentlemen, please [follow me, take your seats]
  12. the gentleman in question
  13. the gentleman [standing, sitting] in the [last] row
  14. a gentleman would have [helped, offered, responded]
  15. act like a gentleman!
  16. that is not how a gentleman would behave!
  17. is not something a gentleman would do
  18. is not [fitting, characteristic] of a [true] gentleman
  19. is a very [distinguished, elderly] gentleman
  20. [had, made] a gentleman's agreement (to)
  21. epitomizes the "gentle" in gentleman
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