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gentleman of fortune


noun

an adventurer.

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Nearby words

gentle craft, gentle sex, gentlefolk, gentleman, gentleman friend, gentleman of fortune, gentleman of the road, gentleman usher of the black rod, gentleman's agreement, gentleman's gentleman, gentleman-at-arms

Origin of gentleman of fortune

First recorded in 1880–85
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