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gentlemanly

[ jen-tl-muh n-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF gentlemanly

Synonyms for gentlemanly

  • civilized
  • courteous
  • genteel
  • honorable
  • polite
  • well-mannered
  • civil
  • gallant
  • gentlemanlike
  • mannerly
  • noble
  • obliging
  • polished
  • refined
  • reputable
  • suave
  • urbane
  • well-bred
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Antonyms for gentlemanly

  • discourteous
  • impolite
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • unbecoming
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENTLEMANLY

Vavasor was a gentlemanly fellow, and that went a long way with him.

And she was "gentlemanly" enough never once to have said: "I told you so!"

He was good-natured, plucky in a hard-headed British way, and gentlemanly.

He had not the "gentlemanly vices" of his brother, and was all the better for it.

The reception accorded this most gentlemanly epistle was peculiar.

The Camps, Smug, the gentlemanly agent, all had disappeared from off Midway.

What other men she knew I cannot tell but I assume they must have been gentlemanly creatures.

It was no time for gentlemanly reproof, so I turned round and felled him like an ox.

I don't consider it gentlemanly to tell everything I know about a man.

So the boy scout of to-day must be chivalrous, manly, and gentlemanly.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from gentleman + -ly (1).

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