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synonyms for gentlemanly

  • civilized
  • courteous
  • genteel
  • honorable
  • polite
  • well-mannered
  • civil
  • gallant
  • gentlemanlike
  • mannerly
  • noble
  • obliging
  • polished
  • refined
  • reputable
  • suave
  • urbane
  • well-bred
See also synonyms for: ungentlemanly
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antonyms for gentlemanly

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  • discourteous
  • impolite
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • unbecoming
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How to use gentlemanly in a sentence

In appearance he was tall and portly, and his bearing, carriage and presence were gentlemanly and refined.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Darry Drew was one of those quiet, gentlemanly fellows, who seem rather too sober for their years.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
To the barrister's surprise, a well-dressed and really rather gentlemanly man entered.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It was the rule to be courteous, affable, gentlemanly, for all this was in harmony with the severity of art.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The position they chose to assume in combating this “fine old gentlemanly vice” is a singular feature in its history.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
It is, believe me, much easier to govern a school of gentlemanly boys than one full of those of an opposite character.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
She almost started at the eh, for it broke in grimly upon the gentlemanly flavour of his speech.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The Doctor was a gentleman, every inch of him, and ease is an essential quality of gentlemanly behavior.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
Major Elbert took a hand, warning the lawyer that he must keep his speech within the limits of gentlemanly use.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
These forays were conducted in much more gentlemanly fashion than the harrying of the Christian valleys in the autumn of 1915.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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