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Definition of "gentlemanlike" []

  • Like a gentleman; courteous. (adjective)

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Use "gentlemanlike" in a sentence
  • "I imagine him to be old, for Mr Hood is the acting partner — he seems about 40, and with what we call a gentlemanlike carriage; he seems naturally good-naturd, and perhaps would have told me more particulars if I had found heart enuff to ask them."
  • "Had this happened to a French petit maitre, death must have ensued: but mark what followed — The Athenian, far from resenting the outrage, in what is now called a gentlemanlike manner, said, “Do, strike if you please; but hear me.”"
  • "We are unable to conceive how the "gentlemanlike" can otherwise be maintained; and maintained in this way it is."