noun, plural gen·tle·men-com·mon·ers.
Origin of gentleman-commoner
Examples from the Web for gentleman-commoner
The gentleman-commoner “voted the affair d——d slow,” and declined the party altogether in favor of the gamekeeper and a cigar.Humorous Ghost Stories|Dorothy Scarborough
At the age of fifteen he was entered as a gentleman-commoner at Christchurch, Oxford.
In 1804 he proceeded to Oxford, where he entered in Magdalen College as a gentleman-commoner.