Definition of country gentleman in English:

country gentleman

Syllabification: coun·try gen·tle·man


chiefly British
  • A rich man of good social standing who owns and lives in a large rural property.
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    • A small act of defiance against an allegedly urban-dominated parliament's desire to consign the country gentleman's ‘sport’ of fox-hunting to history.
    • Can we look in the window of the country gentleman and ladies?
    • Rochester is a swarthy, middle-aged, rich country gentleman, with a wife locked up in a secret chamber in his house.

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