- 1A gentleman.More example sentences
- Blanche believes her polite and witty new man is the perfect gent - until he tries to chat up Tracy.
- One customer, an elderly gent took to popping in regularly.
- One of the main characters was an elderly gent dressed up as a drummer in Napoleon Bonaparte's army.
- 1.1 (the gents) British A men’s public toilet.More example sentences
- I have been told that there are no urinals in the gents.
- A trip to the Ladies and the Gents also involves a walk up steps - which, as well as making the toilets difficult to service, also means there is no disabled access.
- So revolted was I by this crime against the culinary arts, I immediately dashed to the gents</em.
mid 16th century: originally a standard written abbreviation; a colloquial usage since the early 19th century.
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