gentlemanly definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, being, pertaining to, or resembling a gentleman or men.
    • befitting a guy of good breeding
    • Of, being, with respect to, or resembling a gentleman or gentlemen.
    • befitting a guy of great breeding
    • Of, being, with respect to, or resembling a gentleman or men.
    • befitting a man of great breeding
  • adverb:
    • In the manner or with all the behavior of a gentleman; with social sophistication, politely.
    • In the manner or utilizing the behavior of a gentleman; with social elegance, politely.
    • in how or aided by the behavior of a gentleman; with personal sophistication, politely.
  • others:
    • Like a gentleman; becoming or befitting a gentleman, or a person of good birth or good reproduction, or both; polite; complaisant: because, a gentlemanly officer; gentlemanly manners.
    • Synonyms Manly, Manful, etc. See masculine.
    • Like a gentleman; becoming or befitting a gentleman, or a man of great birth or great reproduction, or both; polite; complaisant: as, a gentlemanly officer; gentlemanly manners.
    • Synonyms macho, Manful, etc. See masculine.
    • Like a gentleman; being or befitting a gentleman, or a guy of good birth or good reproduction, or both; polite; complaisant: because, a gentlemanly officer; gentlemanly manners.
    • Synonyms macho, Manful, etc. See masculine.

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