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 Meanings and Examples of GENTLEMAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
gentleman
 n.  a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; a man of refinement
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As we made our way to the hospital after leaving the Holborn, Stamford gave me a few more particulars about the gentleman whom I proposed to take as a fellow-lodger.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  On another occasion an old white-haired gentleman had an interview with my companion; and on another a railway porter in his velveteen uniform.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
3  The train of reasoning ran, 'Here is a gentleman of a medical type, but with the air of a military man.'
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
4  "The gentleman asked me for my address," she said.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
5  The deceased was an American gentleman who had been residing for some weeks in the Metropolis.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
6  Let us be frank with this gentleman.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
7  'No doubt you are the gentleman whom he was expecting, they said.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
8  When we turned him over, the Boots recognized him at once as being the same gentleman who had engaged the room under the name of Joseph Stangerson.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
9  It chanced that some days before a gentleman who had been engaged in looking over some houses in the Brixton Road had dropped the key of one of them in my carriage.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
10  The ordinary London growler is considerably less wide than a gentleman's brougham.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
11  Its owner, Mr. Pilkington, was an easy-going gentleman farmer who spent most of his time in fishing or hunting according to the season.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IV
12  Inside the glass, in her eyes, she saw what she had felt overnight for the ravaged, the silent, the romantic gentleman farmer.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
13  If you tapped--one gentleman had a hammer--there was a hollow sound; a reverberation; undoubtedly, he said, a concealed passage where once somebody had hid.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
14  She could not see the man in grey, the gentleman farmer; nor anyone known to her.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 7
15  Arms akimbo, he stood in front of his country gentleman's library.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  It is not the act of a gentleman.
2  I am not personally acquainted with the gentleman in question.
3  He is anxious to appear a gentleman.
4  Men of courage, men of sense, and menof letters are frequent: but a true gentleman is what one seldom seen.
5  He behaved like a true gentleman.
6  This is not the kind of behavior pertaining to a gentleman.
7  This is a conduct that beseems a gentleman.
8  Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
9  The door flew open and in dashed a gentleman with a serviette round his neck.
10  Everyone liked my father-he was the perfect gentleman.
11  It is not the fine coat that makes the gentleman.
12  International affairs today are no longer for gentleman amateurs.
13  He's a real gentleman, always kind and considerate.
14  It was considered unusual for a gentleman's son to study medicine.
15  The old gentleman just stood there glaring at the pickpocket and did not say a word.