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Meaning of "gentlewomanly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GENTLEWOMANLY

gentlewomanly  [ˈdʒɛntlˌwʊmənlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GENTLEWOMANLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gentlewomanly is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GENTLEWOMANLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gentlewomanly in the English dictionary

The definition of gentlewomanly in the dictionary is having or characterized by good manners.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GENTLEWOMANLY


certainly
ˈsɜːtənlɪ
churchmanly
ˈtʃɜːtʃmənlɪ
commonly
ˈkɒmənlɪ
craftsmanly
ˈkrɑːftsmənlɪ
gentlemanly
ˈdʒɛntəlmənlɪ
humanly
ˈhjuːmənlɪ
inhumanly
ɪnˈhjuːmənlɪ
seamanly
ˈsiːmənlɪ
showmanly
ˈʃəʊmənlɪ
sportsmanly
ˈspɔːtsmənlɪ
statesmanly
ˈsteɪtsmənlɪ
suddenly
ˈsʌdənlɪ
superhumanly
ˌsuːpəˈhjuːmənlɪ
uncommonly
ʌnˈkɒmənlɪ
ungentlemanly
ʌnˈdʒentlmənlɪ
unhumanly
ʌnˈhjuːmənlɪ
unwomanly
ʌnˈwʊmənlɪ
womanly
ˈwʊmənlɪ
workmanly
ˈwɜːkmənlɪ
yeomanly
ˈjəʊmənlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GENTLEWOMANLY

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
gentleperson
gentler sex
gentlewoman
gentlewomanliness
gentlewomen

WORDS THAT END LIKE GENTLEWOMANLY

antichristianly
Christianly
cleanly
leanly
manly
meanly
medianly
musicianly
partisanly
patricianly
plebeianly
reptilianly
ruffianly
saturnalianly
sovranly
subterraneanly
unchristianly
uncleanly
unmanly
wanly

Synonyms and antonyms of gentlewomanly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gentlewomanly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GENTLEWOMANLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

淑女
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gentlewomanly
570 millions of speakers

English

gentlewomanly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gentlewomanly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

gentlewomanly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Gentlewomanly
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gentlewomanly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

gentlewomanly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gentlewomanly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lembut lembut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gentlewomanly
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gentlewomanly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gentlewomanly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gentlewomanly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gentlewomanly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gentlewomanly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सभ्य स्त्रीमित्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hanım hanım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gentlewomanly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gentlewomanly
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Gentlewomanly
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gentlewomanly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gentlewomanly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gentlewomanly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gentlewomanly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gentlewomanly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gentlewomanly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GENTLEWOMANLY»

The term «gentlewomanly» is normally little used and occupies the 130.177 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GENTLEWOMANLY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GENTLEWOMANLY»

Discover the use of gentlewomanly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gentlewomanly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Women and Their Money 1700-1950: Essays on Women and Finance
1, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1953, pp. 448, 450. A. R. Holmes and E. Green, Midland 150 Years ofBanking Business, London: B. T. Batsford, 1986, p. 331, Appendix 4.1. D. R. Green and A. Owens, 'Gentlewomanly capitalism? Spinsters  ...
Anne Laurence, Josephine Maltby, Janette Rutterford, 2008
2
Women Administrators in Higher Education: Historical and ...
He was impressed with both her eastern "sense of decorum" and her manner, which was "strict enough to enforce her code of gentlewomanly behavior."40 The fact that he wanted a woman who combined scholarly accomplishment with ...
Jana Nidiffer, Carolyn Terry Bashaw, 2001
3
The Business of Empire: The East India Company and Imperial ...
... account holders recorded in the stock ledgers. Again, however, this evidence needs. 67 David R. Green and Alastair Owens, 'Gentlewomanly capitalism? Spinsters, widows, and wealth holding in England and Wales, c.1800–1860', Ec. Hist.
H. V. Bowen, 2005
4
Pedagogical Economies: The Examination and the Victorian ...
Like Lizzie Hexam's gentlewomanly "look of dread or horror" at her father's and her own occupation (44), Jenny Wren's gentlewomanly work at "pincushions" and "pen-wipers" is not an occupation for a gentlewoman's leisure, but part of her job  ...
Cathy Shuman, 2000
5
A Damsel in Distress
With a convulsive bound Geoffrey started to follow her, but was checked before he had gone a yard. There are formalities to be observed before a patron can leave Ye Cosy Nooke. “If you please!” said a distressed gentlewomanly voice.
P. G. Wodehouse, 2008
6
Five Years' Residence in the West Indies
A foreign friend lent me his house for a few weeks, attached to which was a coloured female domestic, named " Liddy " (Lydia, I presume) ; this name my friend had, in his foreign English, transmogrified into "Ladie," which gentlewomanly ...
Charles William Day, 1852
7
The Double Gallant: Or, the Sick Lady's Cure. A Comedy ... ...
... six Years above Age, I still keep her Fortune care'fully, in' my own' hands ,. for fear shelshou'd idlythrow- it a'way'upon some beggarly youngC Fellow: . Not but) give her . i' , . p ' ' .L.A \ a good Gentlewomanly Education z for I have taught her.
Colley CIBBER, 1707
8
The British Quarterly Review
... and quince jelly,' or paced two and two up and down the formal f ravel walk, as stiff as the clipped yews that bordered the sides, 'erhaps it was after chafing under such ' gentlewomanly' discipline, that ' Sophia' desperately took pen in hand, ...
Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon, 1850
9
Colburn's New Monthly Magazine and Humorist
It was not in the gentlewomanly nature, nor indeed consistent with the professional principles of Miss Crane, to let a wild, rude, ungovernable creature go' out of her hands; and accordingly the feline physiognomy came from her fingers as ...
‎1842
10
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine
She is avery gentlewomanly pen-sen, I believe; but she has surrounded herself and her proud papist notions with a triple Chinese wall of prejudices against us, the friends of the papists, which neither 's battering-rams, nor my small sapping ...
William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone, 1832

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GENTLEWOMANLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gentlewomanly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
George Gissing: the last great Victorian novelist?
He would have liked nothing better than to live a reclusive life in a country town with a gentlewomanly helpmeet who was clever enough for him ... «Spectator.co.uk, Mar 15»
2
I'm an American in London. Here's What I Learned from the British …
Behavioral oversight is conveyed in no uncertain terms: “Gentlemanly and gentlewomanly behaviour will be strictly observed at all times; frying ... «Pulse, Mar 15»
3
Cons: Boring shooting gallery-style combat; Cool weapons not used …
... and gunning through London spraying fire and lightning like a neo-Victorian god. But that's probably not the gentlewomanly thing to do. «Tom's Guide, Mar 15»
4
Grownup tomboys: how to dress like a gentlewoman
Being gentlewomanly is the perfect midlife style solution: the figure-flattering jacket, the essential black trousers, the go-everywhere mannish ... «The Guardian, Dec 14»
5
Time travel, feminism and Victorian-era fun for the whole family
... would take them far from their homes in Victorian-era America, while still allowing them to maintain their sense of gentlewomanly decorum. «Morning Star, Nov 14»
6
Meet SheWired's Newest Tomboy Fashion Blogger: Comedian …
It is impossible to ignore the groundswell of new energy and clothing tailored specifically for the girls who have that gentlewomanly swagger in ... «SheWired, May 14»
7
Register For The First Annual Bullish Conference And Make Your …
... assertiveness, sexual ethics, “gentlewomanly living,” multiple income streams, and the value of women talking openly about money, careers, ... «Autostraddle, Oct 13»
8
Democrat Penny Lee Applauds Ted Cruz For Sticking To His …
... destructive as Senator Joseph McCarthy - it's no time to pretend there's just a gentlemanly (or gentlewomanly) difference of opinion going on. «News Hounds, Sep 13»
9
E3 2013: Xbox Live to Introduce Reputation System
This presumably means that you can specify searching only for gentlemanly/gentlewomanly players with a decent reputation score, as opposed ... «IGN, Jun 13»
10
Making Things Is Hard Work: Janet Malcolm's Forty-One False Starts
It is this gentlewomanly but insistent presence that makes Malcolm both instructive and entertaining to read. One never senses that her ... «The Millions, May 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gentlewomanly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gentlewomanly>. Jan 2021 ».
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