noun, plural gen·tle·men-farm·ers.
Origin of gentleman-farmer
Examples from the Web for gentleman-farmer
The predominant class is what one might call the gentleman-farmer, with the stress perhaps on “gentleman.”Down the Columbia|Lewis R. Freeman
There'd only be the vicar and the local doctor, or p'r'aps a gentleman-farmer or two.The Promise of Air|Algernon Blackwood
Of these we may specially mention Mr. Lawrence Twentyman, who was quite the gentleman-farmer.The American Senator|Anthony Trollope
We may be allowed to think that the "gentleman-farmer" has chosen the better part.South America To-day|Georges Clemenceau
She was very angry because Marriott, a gentleman-farmer from Ambergate, called her the little pole-cat.The Rainbow|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence