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Definition of "old-gentlemanly" [old•-gen•tle•man•ly]

  • Pertaining to an old gentleman, or like one. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "old-gentlemanly" in a sentence
  • "It is evident from his conservative use of black powder, and the old-gentlemanly staidness of his movements, that he is an elderly gun."
  • "(He lights his pipe as ROBERT CRAWSHAW comes in.) (CRAWSHAW is forty-five, but his closely-trimmed moustache and whiskers, his inclination to stoutness, and the loud old-gentlemanly style in trousers which he affects with his morning-coat, make him look older, and, what is more important, the Pillar of the State which he undoubtedly is.)"
  • "Pulteney did not even wait to be an old gentleman to take up with "the good old-gentlemanly vice.""
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