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He is always a gentleman. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What did you say was the name of that gentleman near the door? Daniel Deronda (1876)Should a gentleman always surrender his seat to a lady? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is it always polite for the gentleman to walk outside the lady on the pavement? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was a courteous and kind gentleman. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was an impeccable gentleman and always willing to share his expertise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How does the polite gentleman cope with his mobile phone ringing in public? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was a true gentleman and always had time for fans. The Sun (2009)He was a gentleman who always helped young colleagues. The Sun (2009)He is always a gentleman in the changing room. The Sun (2008)Not the way gentlemen do battle. Man of Honour (2007)Ladies and gentlemen, please try to maintain the discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a gentleman of means, he embraced photography as a very serious hobby. Times, Sunday Times (2014)IT'S time gentlemen please, to make way for the ladies. The Sun (2015)Let me put it another way, gentlemen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All say he is a perfect gentleman, courteous and charming. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is such a gentleman, always polite and smiling for the crowd. The Sun (2012)The disabled cubicle was unoccupied, and a rather large gentleman pushed his way through to use it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a little gentleman, very polite and kind but he also had a cheeky sense of humour. The Sun (2016)But we mean business, gentlemen. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)Mind your language please, gentlemen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Up your game, please, gentlemen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As is the way with gentlemen's agreements, it was only the gentlemen who observed it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Time gentlemen, please - time to make room for her indoors. The Sun (2011)What a polite, modest gentleman, who loves racing and having a punt. The Sun (2008)Such an education would produce a cultured gentleman, a well-rounded person in whom knowledge and virtue would mix perfectly. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'gentleman'
British English: gentleman /ˈdʒɛntlmən/ NOUN
A gentleman is a man from a family of high social standing.
...the traditional country gentleman.
- American English: gentleman
- Arabic: كَرِيـمُ الـمَحْتِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: cavalheiro
- Chinese: 绅士
- Croatian: gospodin
- Czech: džentlmen
- Danish: gentleman
- Dutch: gentleman
- European Spanish: caballero
- Finnish: herrasmies
- French: gentleman
- German: Gentleman
- Greek: τζέντλεμαν
- Italian: gentiluomo
- Japanese: 紳士
- Korean: 신사
- Norwegian: gentleman
- Polish: dżentelmen
- European Portuguese: cavalheiro
- Romanian: gentilom
- Russian: джентльмен
- Spanish: caballero
- Swedish: gentleman
- Thai: สุภาพบุรุษ
- Turkish: centilmen
- Ukrainian: джентльмен
- Vietnamese: người đàn ông phong nhã
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