gentleperson

[jen-tl-pur-suh n]

noun

a person of good family and position; gentleman or lady.

Origin of gentleperson

First recorded in 1970–75; gentle(man) + -person

Usage note

See -person.

gentlepeople

[jen-tl-pee-puh l]

plural noun

a formal term of address to a group of people.
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