Informal. gentleman (defs. 1, 2).
Other definitions for gent (2 of 4)
Other definitions for Gent (3 of 4)
Flemish name of Ghent.
Other definitions for Gent. (4 of 4)
gentleman or gentlemen.
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How to use gent in a sentence
For the dapper gent whose favorite accessory is a strong cocktail.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Prior to her arrest, Johnson was living under partial immunity in gent, Belgium, while a case was being built against her.Caught: Female Assassin Who Allegedly Murdered Five American Nuns | Barbie Latza Nadeau | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So presenter Orlando Bloom, ever the dashing gent, held her up to the mic while she delivered her thank-yous.Dakota Fanning on ‘Night Moves,’ Climate Change, and Hollywood’s Poor Treatment of Women | Marlow Stern | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, by “old school,” Mrs. Cain means a midcentury sort of gent who sees himself as “a protector of women.”Gloria Cain: Sex Accusations Make No Sense in 'Old School' Marriage | Michelle Cottle | November 15, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
This affable gent will take you on a customized walk, hike, or boar hunt around town.
Pretty soon, another one come back–a moustached gent, a right dudey one, with yalla tucks on his sleeves.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher | Eleanor Gates
Mr. Burton, in his lately published "Narratives," points out another source of information regarding Drury, in the gent.
Did the preacher gent die, er did Brother Peyton jump the game, taking the jackpot with him?David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
I wanted the old gent to start me up in it, but he said, 'Nix come arouse.'Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland
The young gent, as is a gent, had no hargle-bargling about terms.A Houseful of Girls | Sarah Tytler
British Dictionary definitions for gent (1 of 2)
informal short for gentleman
British Dictionary definitions for Gent (2 of 2)
the Flemish name for Ghent
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