country gentleman


noun

a wealthy man living in his country home or estate.

Origin of country gentleman

First recorded in 1625–35
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Related Words for country gentleman

provincial, rustic, squire, cottager

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British Dictionary definitions for country gentleman

country gentleman

noun

a rich man with an estate in the country
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