- a formal term of address to a group of people.
- a person of good family and position; gentleman or lady.
Origin of gentleperson
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Examples from the Web for gentlepeople
You couldn't mistake the Lucys for anything but gentlepeople.The Immortal Moment
Her father and family were removed to a good house in the neighbourhood, and gave themselves all the airs of gentlepeople.The Privateersman
This last she decided to let to some family of gentlepeople, while herself keeping on the farm and the barns.Joanna Godden