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Synonyms for gentleman

a man of refinement

a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

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Though decidedly shaken by the fall from the tower upon him, Roderigo defied the old gentleman and refused to stir.
But come over and meet the delightful gentleman when he arrives.
You will then, pardon me, Alice, should I diminish your enjoyments, by requesting this gentleman to postpone his chant until a safer opportunity.
I wouldn't have toted it in, anyhow, if some of those high-falutin' fellows hadn't allowed, the other night, ez it were the reg'lar thing to do; as if, miss, any gentleman kalkilated to ever put on his hat in the house afore a lady
There, Dolly, that's a gentleman; that's a real gentleman, Dolly; he has got time and thought for the comfort of a poor cabman and a little girl.
THE gentleman raised his eyes above his newspaper and looked curiously at Jemima--
Monk's lieutenant asked, at the appearance of Athos, if that were the same gentleman with whom the General had left the tent.
You see, Jerry Moore was one of these slow, simple fellers, and you could tell in a moment what a lot he thought of Gentleman.
THE FLOWER GIRL [springing up terrified] I ain't done nothing wrong by speaking to the gentleman.
Honnorat as the gentleman desired me; but he changed his mind, and pretended that I could not pass to the south of the abbey.
My fertile pencil has delineated the characters I met with, at that period of my life, with a force and distinctness which my pen cannot hope to rival--has portrayed them all more or less prominently, with the one solitary exception of a prisoner called Gentleman Jones.
He carried a knapsack, like a gentleman on a pedestrian excursion; his manners were pleasant; and he was decidedly good-looking.
A PARTY Manager said to a Gentleman whom he saw minding his own business:
Containing some Romantic Passages between Mrs Nickleby and the Gentleman in the Small-clothes next Door
She answered, "She had never seen the gentleman before.