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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] gentili-s, belonging to the same gens or stock.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
gentleman

Plural
gentlemen

gentleman (gentlemen)
  1. A man of breeding or higher class.
  2. A polite term referring to a man.
    Please direct this gentleman to the menswear department.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A polite form of address to a group of men.
    Follow me, gentlemen.
  4. (gentlemen's) Toilets intended for use by men.

Usage notes

  • The equivalent form of address to one man is Sir.

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