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noun as in a courteous and honorable man

noun as in a well-born person

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Because we all grew up initially thinking it was “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen.”

These gentlemen, said Clausewitz in brief, had the misfortune of mistaking the accoutrements of war for its essential nature.

At the same time, I knew that they were these gentlemen whom I had just recently met.

Waving a silk cloth, he declared, “Gentlemen, I will have this land just as surely as I now have this handkerchief.”

“This is what you call perseverance, ladies and gentlemen,” Greenfield said.

Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.

The croupier announces, intoning as does a high-church curate, "There is seven hundred and forty pounds in the bank, gentlemen."

When used by gentlemen it was common to carry a silver basin to spit in.

The gentlemen resumed their seats, and this time, Mr Bellamy addressed them.

And now, gentlemen, I have a boon to ask—where there is so much joy, why not make all happy at once?

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gentlemen, such as: sir, don, cavalier, man of his word, man of honor, and polished man.

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