Gentleman

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See also: gentleman

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gentleman (plural Gentlemans)

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English gentleman.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛntəlˌmɛn/
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Noun[edit]

Gentleman m (genitive Gentlemans, plural Gentlemen or Gentlemans)

  1. gentleman (well-mannered, charming man)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural Gentlemans is proscribed in the formal register, but is heard rather frequently. It is less likely to be used by people of higher education, except jokingly.

Declension[edit]