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See definition of gentlemanlike on Dictionary.com
  • as inchivalrous
  • as ingentlemanly

synonyms for gentlemanlike

  • benevolent
  • big
  • bold
  • brave
  • considerate
  • courageous
  • courteous
  • courtly
  • gallant
  • great-hearted
  • heroic
  • high-minded
  • honorable
  • intrepid
  • lofty
  • magnanimous
  • manly
  • noble-minded
  • polite
  • quixotic
  • spirited
  • sublime
  • true
  • valorous
  • civilized
  • courteous
  • genteel
  • honorable
  • polite
  • well-mannered
  • civil
  • gallant
  • mannerly
  • noble
  • obliging
  • polished
  • refined
  • reputable
  • suave
  • urbane
  • well-bred

antonyms for gentlemanlike

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  • afraid
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • frightened
  • humble
  • unchivalrous
  • discourteous
  • impolite
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • unbecoming
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How to use gentlemanlike in a sentence

There he is at Broadstone, as gentlemanlike a youth as I would wish to see.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
The army will, however, always be the gentlemanlike cloth, and I thank my stars I don't believe we have a single relative afloat.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Next day, a lawyer from a Mr. Beaufort—Mr. George Blackwell, a gentlemanlike man called.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
His appearance was engaging, his manners gentle if not gentlemanlike, and he had a temper never disturbed.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
It is stated concerning him, "that he was a gentlemanlike man, of popular talents."
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
For less than twopence-halfpenny she could have given the very gentlemanlike intruder a shake too!
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
He must use a good deal of French in his language, for that is considered very gentlemanlike by vulgar people.
THE FITZ-BOODLE PAPERSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
They are not a gentlemanlike people, and I am given to understand that they are generally dishonest in all their dealings.
MR. SCARBOROUGH'S FAMILYANTHONY TROLLOPE
They are most gentlemanlike men, and will be shocked at such conduct as this from the Squire of Buston.
MR. SCARBOROUGH'S FAMILYANTHONY TROLLOPE
He had a very gentlemanlike appearance in the pulpit and reading-desk.
TEN THOUSAND A-YEAR (VOL. 2)SAMUEL WARREN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GENTLEMANLIKE

  • benevolent
  • big
  • bold
  • brave
  • considerate
  • courageous
  • courteous
  • courtly
  • gallant
  • gentlemanlike
  • great-hearted
  • heroic
  • high-minded
  • honorable
  • intrepid
  • lofty
  • magnanimous
  • manly
  • noble-minded
  • polite
  • quixotic
  • spirited
  • sublime
  • true
  • valorous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.