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Definition of "gent" []

  • Archaic Graceful; elegant. (adjective)
  • Informal A gentleman. (noun)

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Use "gent" in a sentence
  • "I git tired o 'sittin' around the hotel, doin 'nuthin' but readin 'the papers and trying to be what they call a gent of leisure."
  • "Not arresting an elderly gent from the punjab who is walking down the road with a sword is again, all in good spirit."
  • "Perhaps the gent is worried that if he displeases the young lady with his offering of Coke he shall feel the sting of that riding crop."