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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GEN'TLEMANLY , a. Pertaining to or becoming a gentleman, or a man of good family and breeding; polite; complaisant; as gentlemanly manners.
1. Like a man of birth and good breeding; as a gentlemanly officer.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: befitting a man of good breeding; "gentlemanly behavior" [syn: gentlemanlike, gentlemanly]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century characteristic of or having the character of a gentleman gentlemanliness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. like a gentleman in looks or behaviour; befitting a gentleman. Derivatives: gentlemanliness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Gentlemanlike Gen"tle*man*like`, Gentlemanly Gen"tle*man*ly, a. Of, pertaining to, resembling, or becoming, a gentleman; well-behaved; courteous; polite.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe a man's behaviour as gentlemanly, you approve of him because he has good manners. He was respected by all who knew him for his kind and gentlemanly consideration. ADJ: usu ADJ n [approval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a.; (also gentlemanlike) Polite, courteous, civil, refined, cultivated, honorable, delicate, urbane, genteel, well-bred.

Moby Thesaurus

andric, aristocratic, bull, chivalrous, cultivated, cultured, ducal, exalted, genteel, gentle, gentlemanlike, high, highbred, kinglike, kingly, knightly, ladylike, male, manful, manlike, manly, mannish, masculine, noble, of gentle blood, of rank, patrician, polished, princelike, princely, queenlike, queenly, quite the lady, refined, titled, uneffeminate, well-bred, well-brought-up



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