nounBritish • informal
- A businessman working in the financial district of the City of London.More example sentences
- He was could have passed for a city gent: clean cut, camel coat, a product of his times.
- There is one particularly striking image of a city gent walking with the Bank of England on one side and a coalman on the other, lifting a bag of coal from his truck.
- Like a city gent affecting country ways, the Tory leader rolled up in a light-green jumper with tie barely showing.