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gentleman
American English: /ˈdʒɛn(t)lmən/
British English: /ˈdʒɛnt(ə)lmən/

Translation of gentleman in Spanish:

noun plural gentlemenPronunciation: /-mən/

  • 1 1.1 (man) there's a gentleman here to see you
    hay un caballero or un señor que desea verlo
    ladies and gentlemen (as form of address) Gentlemen
    Caballeros
    Example sentences
    • On this woman's right, on the other side of the table from Stanson, two older English-looking gentlemen sat quietly.
    • On the bus on my way home, I was very polite to an elderly gentleman by offering him my side of the seat where he'd be more comfortable.
    • In addition, instead of fashionably dressed young ladies stationed at the gate to usher in the movie-goers, formally attired old gentlemen will be assigned to do the job.
    1.2 (well-bred man) he's a perfect gentleman
    es un perfecto caballero or es todo un caballero
    a gentleman's agreement
    un pacto de caballeros
    Example sentences
    • He was always the perfect gentleman, courteous and kind in his dealings with others.
    • ‘He was an honourable man and a gentleman and brightened every room with his presence,’ his older brother Keenan last night said.
    • I'd like to point out that I was the perfect gentlemen throughout, and my question was as a result of the picture next to the chatbox - I was wondering how intelligent she was.
  • 2 2.1 (with private means) he leads the life of a gentleman
    lleva la vida de un señor
    Example sentences
    • At social gatherings eligible gentlemen would draw lots bearing ladies' names on the eve of St Valentine's Day.
    • It seems as if everyone is so concerned with reputation and wealth and well-founded gentlemen.
    • Perhaps it was then that within the Royal Navy an officer's entry status was that of an officer by education and a gentleman by social background and manners.
    2.2 (nobleman) (British) [archaic]
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