gentleman + -like
gentlemanlike (comparative more gentlemanlike, superlative most gentlemanlike)
- Like a gentleman; courteous.
1905, William Clark Russell, The Yarn of Old Harbour Town, page 208:
- He bowed to me, he madamed me, he was throughout as gentlemanlike and respectful as I had ever found him when we met at Old Harbour House or in Old Harbour Town.