[jen-tl-muh n-pen-shuh-ner]

noun, plural gen·tle·men-pen·sion·ers.

(formerly) a gentleman-at-arms.

Origin of gentleman-pensioner

First recorded in 1620–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of gentleman-pensioner

  • "Upon a simple solution of the matter," replied the Gentleman-Pensioner.

    The Fifth of November

    Charles S. Bentley