like, befitting, or characteristic of a gentleman.
- gen·tle·man·li·ness, noun
- pseu·do·gen·tle·man·ly, adverb
- qua·si-gen·tle·man·ly, adverb
- un·gen·tle·man·ly, adjective
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How to use gentlemanly in a sentence
What made the day even worse for the intellectual and gentlemanly Boy-Ed was that he had been chased from America by a mysterious loudmouth who edited a small daily newspaper in, of all places, Providence, Rhode Island.How an ‘Imposter’ Journalist Changed the Course of World War I | Mark Arsenault | April 5, 2022 | Time
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
A gentlemanly Afghan minister stands accused of depositing $1 million of development money in his personal bank account.
Lynn Messina has a fascinating piece in the New York Times declaring that men should not be taught gentlemanly behavior.
In appearance he was tall and portly, and his bearing, carriage and presence were gentlemanly and refined.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Darry Drew was one of those quiet, gentlemanly fellows, who seem rather too sober for their years.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn | Margaret Penrose
To the barrister's surprise, a well-dressed and really rather gentlemanly man entered.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
It was the rule to be courteous, affable, gentlemanly, for all this was in harmony with the severity of art.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
The position they chose to assume in combating this “fine old gentlemanly vice” is a singular feature in its history.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman