gentleman noun

1 man who is polite/behaves well towards others

ADJ. perfect, real, true He's a real gentleman, always kind and considerate.

PHRASES be no gentleman He may be a lord, but he's no gentleman. | too much of a gentleman He was too much of a gentleman to ask them for any money.

2 rich man with a high social position

ADJ. country, landed He retired to his estate in Norfolk, and lived the life of a country gentleman.