country gentleman

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  1. a wealthy man living in his country home or estate.

Origin of country gentleman

First recorded in 1625–35

Words Nearby country gentleman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use country gentleman in a sentence

  • He seemed to me the beau ideal of a country gentleman: nothing less than this, and something more.

    The Late Miss Hollingford | Rosa Mulholland

British Dictionary definitions for country gentleman

country gentleman

  1. a rich man with an estate in the country

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