(Of a man) befitting a gentleman; chivalrous, courteous, or honorable: a paragon of gentlemanly conduct
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- Other ballads generally portray him as a victim and romantic hero, and embody the legends of his gentlemanly conduct and chivalrous deeds.
- Geek guys seem like wholesome, responsible, potential breadwinners who will be polite, courteous and gentlemanly with someone's daughter on a date.
- He advised us almost constantly what was going on, and we were struck by his gentlemanly, courteous, informed, and considerate approach.
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- He was a man who has been acknowledged already for his gentlemanliness, his courtesy, and his wisdom.
- We heard over and over about Peck's impeccable gentlemanliness and old-school liberal decency, Hepburn's aristocratic east coast classiness, and Bob Hope's patriotism.
- Only the garish turquoise silk tie and the glint in his pale blue eyes detract from this picture of geriatric gentlemanliness.
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