gent

1
[ jent ]
/ dʒɛnt /

noun

Origin of gent

1
First recorded in 1555–65; by shortening

Definition for gents (2 of 3)

Gent
[ khent ]
/ xɛnt /

noun

Flemish name of Ghent.

Definition for gents (3 of 3)

gents'
[ jents ]
/ dʒɛnts /

the, Informal. a men's room.

Origin of gents'

First recorded in 1920–25; see origin at gent1, -s3
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British Dictionary definitions for gents (1 of 3)

gents
/ (dʒɛnts) /

noun

(functioning as singular) British informal a men's public lavatory

British Dictionary definitions for gents (2 of 3)

gent
/ (dʒɛnt) /

noun

informal short for gentleman

British Dictionary definitions for gents (3 of 3)

Gent
/ (xɛnt) /

noun

the Flemish name for Ghent
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