[ furst jen-tl-muh n ]
/ ˈfɜrst ˈdʒɛn tl mən /
noun, plural first gen·tle·men.
(often initial capital letters) the husband of the U.S. president or a current governor or mayor.
(often initial capital letters) the husband of the head of any country.
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Also Informal, first gent.
Origin of first gentleman
First recorded in 1985–90; after first lady
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