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What made the day even worse for the intellectual and gentlemanly Boy-Ed was that he had been chased from America by a mysterious loudmouth who edited a small daily newspaper in, of all places, Providence, Rhode Island.

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They say they are planning the equivalent of a gentlemanly fight, staged with certain unilateral ground rules.

A gentlemanly Afghan minister stands accused of depositing $1 million of development money in his personal bank account.

Lynn Messina has a fascinating piece in the New York Times declaring that men should not be taught gentlemanly behavior.

In appearance he was tall and portly, and his bearing, carriage and presence were gentlemanly and refined.

Darry Drew was one of those quiet, gentlemanly fellows, who seem rather too sober for their years.

To the barrister's surprise, a well-dressed and really rather gentlemanly man entered.

It was the rule to be courteous, affable, gentlemanly, for all this was in harmony with the severity of art.

The position they chose to assume in combating this “fine old gentlemanly vice” is a singular feature in its history.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gentlemanly, such as: civilized, courteous, genteel, honorable, polite, and well-mannered.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.