nobleman

[ noh-buh l-muh n ]
/ ˈnoʊ bəl mən /

noun, plural no·ble·men.

a man of noble birth or rank; noble; peer.

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Origin of nobleman

First recorded in 1520–30; noble + -man

OTHER WORDS FROM nobleman

no·ble·man·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for noblemen

nobleman
/ (ˈnəʊbəlmən) /

noun plural -men

a man of noble rank, title, or status; peer; aristocrat
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