scholar and gentleman

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
(Redirected from a scholar and a gentleman)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

scholar and gentleman (plural scholars and gentlemen)

  1. (idiomatic) An admirable, intelligent person (usually a man).
    • Thank you so much for your help. You're a scholar and a gentleman.
    • 1607, George Peele, Merrie Conceited Jests:
      He goes directly to the Mayor, tels him he was a Scholler and a Gentleman

Anagrams[edit]