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See definition of gentlefolk on Dictionary.com
  • as ingentility
  • as injet set

synonyms for gentlefolk

  • aristocracy
  • civility
  • decorum
  • elegance
  • politeness
  • propriety
  • respectability
  • courtesy
  • courtliness
  • culture
  • elite
  • etiquette
  • flower
  • formality
  • gentry
  • nobility
  • polish
  • quality
  • rank
  • refinement
  • society
  • urbanity
  • blue blood
  • gentle birth
  • good breeding
  • good family
  • good manners
  • high birth
  • mannerliness
  • optimacy
  • ruling class
  • upper class
  • upper crust
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antonyms for gentlefolk

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  • bad manners
  • impoliteness
  • rudeness
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • roughness
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    How to use gentlefolk in a sentence

    Lords not only ought to be gentlefolk, and be fed and waited upon and live in affluent idleness, but super-gentlefolk.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
    My only fear was that the gallery might mistake his rather second-rate people for gentlefolk.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
    Gentlefolk have "friends" stopping with them, never "company."
    THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
    Those few hundreds of French gentlefolk fell into a pit that most of them had been well content should exist for others.
    THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
    After all, bedders are to blame for the present lamentable state of things, just as much as gentlefolk.
    THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
    England is a country of great Renascence landed gentlefolk who have been unconsciously outgrown and overgrown.
    TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
    On the stage sat a few gentlefolk able to pay a shilling for the privilege.
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    The gentlefolk of the city resorted to the City tavern after the Revolution as they had to Bradford's coffee house before.
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    In his heart, however, I believe he was immensely proud at having trained me to meet gentlefolk on more or less equal terms.
    THE BELOVD VAGABONDWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Tha sees mine's what th' gentlefolk ca' a responsible position i' society.
    THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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