noun, plural gen·tle·wom·en.
Related formsgen·tle·wom·an·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for gentlewoman
No one knows whether a gentlewoman takes boarders because she has decayed or whether she decays because she takes them.The Joys of Being a Woman|Winifred Kirkland
Lady Euphemia is a faded, timid, gentlewoman of some five or six-and-thirty years of age, with neither money nor beauty.That Unfortunate Marriage, Vol. 3(of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
In such a community not many miles from Buffalo there is such a gentlewoman.The Challenge of the Country|George Walter Fiske
She was such a gentlewoman—she created an atmosphere which belonged to his home and hearth.The Tin Soldier|Temple Bailey
A gentlewoman in the Duchess of Clarence's train had been arrested on the point of embarking to join her mistress.The Last Of The Barons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton