gentlemanly

[ jen-tl-muh n-lee ]
/ ˈdʒɛn tl mən li /

adjective

like, befitting, or characteristic of a gentleman.

Origin of gentlemanly

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

Related forms

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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