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gentlemanly

[ jen-tl-muhn-lee ]
/ ˈdʒɛn tl mən li /
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adjective
like, befitting, or characteristic of a gentleman.
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Origin of gentlemanly

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at gentleman, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM gentlemanly

gen·tle·man·li·ness, nounpseu·do·gen·tle·man·ly, adverbqua·si-gen·tle·man·ly, adverbun·gen·tle·man·ly, adjective
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