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Meaning of "gentleperson" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GENTLEPERSON

gentleperson  [ˈdʒɛntəlˌpɜːsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GENTLEPERSON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gentleperson is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GENTLEPERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gentleperson in the English dictionary

The definition of gentleperson in the dictionary is a lady or gentleman; a person of good breeding.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GENTLEPERSON


anchorperson
ˈæŋkəˌpɜːsən
barperson
ˈbɑːˌpɜːsən
cameraperson
ˈkæmrəˌpɜːsən
chairperson
ˈtʃɛəˌpɜːsən
cochairperson
ˌkəʊˈtʃeəˌpɜːsən
draftsperson
ˈdrɑːftsˌpɜːsən
handyperson
ˈhændɪˌpɜːsən
henchperson
ˈhentʃˌpɜːsən
houseperson
ˈhaʊsˌpɜːsən
newsperson
ˈnjuːzˌpɜːsən
pitchperson
ˈpɪtʃˌpɜːsən
postperson
ˈpəʊstˌpɜːsən
salesperson
ˈseɪlzˌpɜːsən
spokesperson
ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən
sportsperson
ˈspɔːtsˌpɜːsən
statesperson
ˈsteɪtsˌpɜːsən
superperson
ˈsuːpərˌpɜːsən
tradesperson
ˈtreɪdzˌpɜːsən
waitperson
ˈweɪtˌpɜːsən
weatherperson
ˈwɛðərˌpɜːsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GENTLEPERSON

gentleman-in-waiting
gentleman´s agreement
gentlemanhood
gentlemanlike
gentlemanliness
gentlemanly
gentlemanship
gentlemen
gentlemen-at-arms
gentlemen-farmers
gentlemen-in-waiting
gentlemen´s agreement
gentlemen´s club
gentleness
gentlenesse
gentler sex
gentlewoman
gentlewomanliness
gentlewomanly
gentlewomen

WORDS THAT END LIKE GENTLEPERSON

Anderson
Carson
craftsperson
Emerson
first person
first-person
Henderson
in person
Jefferson
Kherson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
media person
missing person
Paterson
person
Peterson
Sanderson
second person
third person

Synonyms and antonyms of gentleperson in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gentleperson» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GENTLEPERSON

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The translations of gentleperson from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gentleperson» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

gentleperson
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gentleperson
570 millions of speakers

English

gentleperson
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gentleperson
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

gentleperson
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

gentleperson
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gentleperson
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gentleperson
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gentleperson
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lelaki lelaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gentleperson
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gentleperson
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gentleperson
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wong lanang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gentleperson
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gentleperson
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सभ्य गृहस्थ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gentleperson
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gentleperson
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gentleperson
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

gentleperson
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gentleperson
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gentleperson
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gentleperson
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gentle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gentleperson
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gentleperson

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GENTLEPERSON»

The term «gentleperson» is used very little and occupies the 175.482 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GENTLEPERSON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gentleperson

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GENTLEPERSON»

Discover the use of gentleperson in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gentleperson and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Style & Circumstance: The Gentleperson's Guide to Good Grammar
With plenty of instruction as well as a little pomp, this book entertains as it enlightens, making your reading experience enjoyable and your knowledge sound.
Phineas J. Caruthers, 2012
2
Major Aspects of Chinese Religion and Philosophy: Dao of ...
17 ''What is the principle that a gentleperson should follow in the universe? It can be nothing other than righteousness.''18 In the contexts of family and country, a gentleperson should behave in the principle of piety and loyalty, but in the ...
Chun Shan, 2012
3
Serving the Common Good: A Postcolonial African Perspective ...
Newman repeatedly suggests that the primary purpose of higher learning is to attend to the development of intellectual culture for the production of a gentleperson. He wants university education to concern itself with liberal education in order ...
Kiluba L. Nkulu, 2005
4
The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume
In an increasingly commercial, mobile, and variegated society, politeness vies with the traditional aristocratic prerogatives of birth and land for being that which sets the gentleperson apart from the lower orders.8 To meet the needs of old land  ...
Adam Potkay, 1994
5
New York Magazine
GENTLEPERSON'S. FARM. In the heart of the North Salem valley, 10 acres, great barn with 4 box stalls. Lovely old colonial with fireplaces in Living room and Library — 5 bedrooms, 3Vi baths. Swimming pool & apartment over 3 car garage.
6
Improving Communications (ENHANCED eBook)
AN. OFFICER. AND. A. GENTLEPERSON. GOAL: TIME: SETTING: MATERIALS: PROCEDURE: To familiarize students with the duties and challenges of a police officer (also known here as peace officer); to clarify how peace officers and ...
John Gust, J. Meghan McChesney, Risa R. Gechtman, 1997
7
A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
The Second Barnhart Dictionary of New English (1980) says of gentleperson, " often used humorously or ironically." The lawyers who write "Dear Gentlepeople" (they do exist) apparently do so with a straight face, but their readers probably ...
Bryan A. Garner, 2001
8
Voices in the Sky: Radio Debates
Or, for example, "Until the gentleperson can demonstrate that only the group mentioned are concerned (hold that attitude, or the like), her argument is unworthy of our belief." ("Until the gentleperson can demonstrate that Communists are the ...
Alfred Snider, 2005
9
Golf Fore Ever: A Guide for Beginners
Golf Etiquette—An important Part of a Gentleperson's Game There was a time not so long ago that I may have used “Gentleman's” in the title, as opposed to “ Gentleperson's,” but then the ladies would have been all over me and not in a good ...
Mike D'Auria
10
Postures of the Mind: Essays on Mind and Morals
The gentleperson acts as if there is no risk of return violence when there is such a risk. But that cannot be quite right either, if gentleness is a virtue, an appropriate response to others. Or is it that the appropriate response to those who do pose ...
Annette Baier, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GENTLEPERSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gentleperson is used in the context of the following news items.
1
LAUTENS: It's politics as usual for Yes coalition
There's an unspoken gentleperson's agreement that columnists mustn't upbraid other columnists. Nonsense. We're not little Greek gods. «North Shore News, Mar 15»
2
Welp, Tiger Air's Map Of Australia Certainly Explains A Few Things
It's just that if you're keen on revisiting a time when flying was a gentleperson's pursuit, what with your pressed linen suits and your fine dresses ... «Pedestrian TV, Mar 15»
3
Foreign Policy the Latest Battleground in U.S. Politics
U.S. lawmakers had a gentleperson's agreement to keep their disagreements to themselves when they were overseas. And within Congress ... «U.S. News & World Report, Mar 15»
4
News Bites: MartMobi, OpenText, @AnalyticsWeek, More
... asset in managing “multiple thesauri easily and autonomously.” One might say that Theime and TEMIS will pause for no gentleperson. «CMSWire, Jan 15»
5
The Rose City Sure Loves Her Rugby!
There's a saying in rugby that I modified slightly to include all persons, “Football is a gentleperson's game played by ruffians; rugby is a ruffian's ... «PQ Monthly, Nov 14»
6
What YOU Thought Of Kill The Moon
But what of you, dear Kasterborite, gentleperson and viewer? What were your reactions. The posts on Kasterborous ranged from giddy ... «Doctor Who UK Webzine, Oct 14»
7
Ted Hope Q & A on Indie Memoir 'Hope for Film' & Much More
It's becoming a gentleperson's profession, where it's an avocation, not a vocation. You have to support your “habit" with a real job. People do ... «Indie Wire, Oct 14»
8
Judge dismisses Reid Price's claim against Town
... would be “willing to revisit other compensation issues at a later time as part of a 'gentleperson's [sic] agreement,'” according to court filings. «The Real Deal Magazine, Sep 14»
9
Sir, You Are Being Hunted, and the advantages of procedural …
Big Robot's first-gentleperson stealth game Sir, You Are Being Hunted is remarkable because it represents an indie developer's attempt to ... «Gamasutra, May 14»
10
Jobs of the Week: Data Scientists Edition
... at Lululemon, Pat Byrneat Fatigue Science—we decided to compile a few cool opportunities for the modern data-obsessed gentleperson. «Techvibes, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gentleperson [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gentleperson>. Nov 2019 ».
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