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gentleperson

[ jen-tl-pur-suhn ]
/ ˈdʒɛn tlˌpɜr sən /
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noun
a person of good family and position; gentleman or lady.
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Origin of gentleperson

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

usage note for gentleperson

See -person.
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