[ jen-tl-pee-puhl ]
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plural noun
  1. a formal term of address to a group of people.

Words Nearby gentlepeople Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use gentlepeople in a sentence

  • At that time gentlepeople dined much earlier than they do now, especially in the country.

    The Man with the Pan Pipes | Mrs. (Mary Louisa) Molesworth
  • Oh, they are in every way most respectable, and indeed one can see by the children themselves that they are little gentlepeople.

    Two Little Waifs | Mrs. Molesworth
  • This last she decided to let to some family of gentlepeople, while herself keeping on the farm and the barns.

    Joanna Godden | Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • Her father and family were removed to a good house in the neighbourhood, and gave themselves all the airs of gentlepeople.

    The Privateersman | Frederick Marryat
  • You couldn't mistake the Lucys for anything but gentlepeople.

    The Immortal Moment | May Sinclair