Spanish translation of 'genteel'
- (= middle-class)
⇒ a genteel resort on the south coast
un elegante centro turístico de la costa del sur
⇒ to live in genteel poverty
vivir modestamente pero con dignidad
- (pejorative, = affected)
Example Sentences Including 'genteel'
Having absorbed southern social values I had no trouble in judging the street a monument to genteel bad taste.Ultimate Prizes
It was neither polite nor prudent to antagonize a hired killer, no matter how genteel his behaviour or how high his prices.Miss Melville Regrets
I could then resume my life of genteel professorial poverty and quiet self-destruction.Doubting Thomas
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Translation of genteel from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary