Origin of gentlemanly
Related formsgen·tle·man·li·ness, nounpseu·do·gen·tle·man·ly, adverbqua·si-gen·tle·man·ly, adverbun·gen·tle·man·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for gentlemanly
They say they are planning the equivalent of a gentlemanly fight, staged with certain unilateral ground rules.A Veteran Sees Echoes of Iraq and Argues Against Intervention in Syria|Brian Van Reet|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A gentlemanly Afghan minister stands accused of depositing $1 million of development money in his personal bank account.
In one sense it is the old popular religion of China, of which Confucius selected the scholarly and gentlemanly features.
I wondered for one moment—with the soft, sad, gentlemanly voice still ringing in my ears—and for one moment only.Some Persons Unknown|E. W. Hornung
But instead of any sign of anger or contempt we are told of the most gentlemanly kindness and courtesy.The Post of Honour|Richard Wilson
But Lake Simcoe began to show up in the distance to the right, and soon the gentlemanly conductor took their tickets.Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
I merely want to show that, after all, the law takes very little notice of the man who steals in a gentlemanly way.The Bail Jumper|Robert J. C. Stead