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noun as in baroness

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noun as in female

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noun as in lady

noun as in noblewoman

noun as in woman

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Example Sentences

There are spinsters, doctors, educated gentlewomen, badly behaved cads, servants, inspectors, ministers, you name it — all types who sometimes subvert but more often fulfill the stereotype.

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Like my friend I used to play with in college, who worked in government and quit and now works in Virginia as a gentlewoman farmer, I had seen her maybe once in the last 10 years and now I see her every month.

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He is unfit to be called a man, he is unworthy to marry a gentlewoman; and as for that hussy, I disown her.

Mr. Hill came to tell me that he had got a gentlewoman for my wife, one Mrs. Ferrabosco, that sings most admirably.

He sends for the young Sister; very pretty indeed, and a gentlewoman by birth, though penniless.

I will take no less for it, young gentlewoman; it has caused me a world of trouble.

Under other circumstances I should have judged her to have been a gentlewoman.


On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gentlewoman, such as: aristocrat, lady, and peeress.

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