gentleman of fortune


noun

an adventurer.

Nearby words

  1. gentle craft,
  2. gentle sex,
  3. gentlefolk,
  4. gentleman,
  5. gentleman friend,
  6. gentleman of the road,
  7. gentleman usher of the black rod,
  8. gentleman's agreement,
  9. gentleman's gentleman,
  10. gentleman-at-arms

Origin of gentleman of fortune

First recorded in 1880–85

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