gent

1
[ jent ]
/ dʒɛnt /

noun

Origin of gent

1
First recorded in 1555–65; by shortening

Definition for gent (2 of 4)

gent

2
[ jent ]
/ dʒɛnt /

adjective Obsolete.

elegant; graceful.

Origin of gent

2
1175–1225; Middle English < Old French < Latin genitus begotten, born

Definition for gent (3 of 4)

Gent

[ khent ]
/ xɛnt /

noun

Flemish name of Ghent.

Definition for gent (4 of 4)

Gent.

or gent.

gentleman or gentlemen.

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British Dictionary definitions for gent (1 of 2)

gent

/ (dʒɛnt) /

noun

informal short for gentleman

British Dictionary definitions for gent (2 of 2)

Gent

/ (xɛnt) /

noun

the Flemish name for Ghent

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