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Gentlefolk

ˈdʒɛnt(ə)lfəʊk

Meanings of Gentlefolk:

plural noun

People of noble birth or good social position.

Usage examples:

Born of gentlefolk, she lived near godalming in surrey

Meanings of Gentlefolks:

plural noun

People of noble birth or good social position.

Usage examples:

Born of gentlefolk, she lived near godalming in surrey

Gentleman

ˈdʒɛnt(ə)lmən

Meanings of Gentleman:

noun

A chivalrous, courteous, or honourable man.

Usage examples:

He behaved throughout like a perfect gentleman

Meanings of Gentlemanhood:

noun

The position or character of a gentleman.

Meanings of Gentlemanism:

noun

The quality or condition of being gentlemanly.

Meanings of Gentlemanize:

verb

To make (a man) into a gentleman.

Meanings of Gentlemanlike:

adverb

In a manner befitting or characteristic of a gentleman; = "gentlemanly".

adjective

Of a quality, action, behaviour, etc.: that is characteristic of or befits a gentleman; having features associated with the status, character, or behaviour of a gentleman; = "gentlemanly". also as noun (obsolete and rare).

Meanings of Gentlemanlikeness:

noun

The characteristic of being gentlemanlike.

Gentlemanly

ˈdʒɛnt(ə)lmənli

Meanings of Gentlemanly:

adjective

Chivalrous, courteous, or honourable.

Usage examples:

His gentlemanly behaviour

Meanings of Gentlemanship:

noun

The character or conduct of a gentleman. formerly also: †the rank of a gentleman (obsolete).

Meanings of Gentleness:

noun

The quality of being kind, tender, or mild-mannered.

Usage examples:

Michael was admired for his gentleness and tolerance

Gentles

ˈdʒɛnt(ə)l

Meanings of Gentles:

verb

Make or become gentle.

Usage examples:

Cobb's tone gentled a little
noun

A maggot, especially the larva of a blowfly, used as bait.

Usage examples:

He put the gentle on the hook
adjective

Having or showing a mild, kind, or tender temperament or character.

Usage examples:

A gentle, sensitive man

Gentlest

ˈdʒen.təl

Meanings of Gentlest:

adjective

Having or showing a mild, kind, or tender temperament or character.

Usage examples:

A gentle, sensitive man
verb

Make or become gentle.

Usage examples:

Cobb's tone gentled a little
noun

A maggot, especially the larva of a blowfly, used as bait.

Usage examples:

He put the gentle on the hook

Gentlewoman

ˈdʒɛnt(ə)lwʊmən

Meanings of Gentlewoman:

noun

A woman of noble birth or good social standing.

Usage examples:

When she was informed of his identity, she countered that she was a gentlewoman of some birth herse…

Meanings of Gentlewomanhood:

noun

The position or character of a gentlewoman.

Meanings of Gentlewomanliness:

noun

The quality of being gentlewomanly in appearance or manner; courtesy, politeness, refinement.

Meanings of Gentlewomanly:

adjective

Of a quality, occupation, thing, etc.: that is characteristic of or befits a gentlewoman; having features associated with the status, character, or behaviour of a gentlewoman.

Gentlewomen

ˈdʒen.təlˌwʊm.ən

Meanings of Gentlewomen:

noun

A woman of noble birth or good social standing.

Usage examples:

When she was informed of his identity, she countered that she was a gentlewoman of some birth herse…

Meanings of Gentling:

verb

Make or become gentle.

Usage examples:

Cobb's tone gentled a little
adjective

Having or showing a mild, kind, or tender temperament or character.

Usage examples:

A gentle, sensitive man
noun

A maggot, especially the larva of a blowfly, used as bait.

Usage examples:

He put the gentle on the hook

Gently

ˈdʒent.li

Meanings of Gently:

adverb

With a mild, kind, or tender manner.

Usage examples:

She gently broke the news to her mum

Meanings of Gentoo:

noun

A tall penguin with a white triangular patch above the eye, breeding on subantarctic islands.

Usage examples:

Elephant and fur seals, for example, once rare in the area around palmer station, are now quite com…

Meanings of Gentrice:

noun

Chiefly with the and plural agreement. people of gentle birth or rank collectively; the gentry.

Gentrification

ˌdʒɛntrɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Gentrification:

noun

The process whereby the character of a poor urban area is changed by wealthier people moving in, improving housing, and attracting new businesses, often displacing current inhabitants in the process.

Usage examples:

An area undergoing rapid gentrification

Gentrify

ˈdʒen.trɪ.faɪ

Meanings of Gentrify:

noun

The process by which a poor neighborhood in a city is changed by people who have money, including esp. the improvement or replacement of buildings

Usage examples:

The area where he grew up has been gentrified and lost all its old character.
verb

To change a place from being a poor area to a richer one, by people of a higher social class moving to live there

Usage examples:

The area where i grew up has been all modernized and gentrified, and has lost all its old character.

Gentry

ˈdʒɛntri

Meanings of Gentry:

noun

People of good social position, specifically the class of people next below the nobility in position and birth.

Usage examples:

A member of the landed gentry

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