gentleperson
noun Date: 1943 a gentleman or lady

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gentleperson — [n] polite, well mannered person aristocrat, brick*, good egg*, good person, nice person, noble, scholar; concept 423 …   New thesaurus

  • gentleperson — /jen tl perr seuhn/, n. a person of good family and position; gentleman or lady. [1970 75; GENTLE(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. See person. * * * …   Universalium

  • gentleperson — noun A gentleman or gentlewoman; a member of the gentry …   Wiktionary

  • gentleperson — gen•tle•per•son [[t]ˈdʒɛn tlˌpɜr sən[/t]] n. cvb use a person of good family and position; gentleman or lady • Etymology: 1970–75 usage: See person …   From formal English to slang

  • gentleperson — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a gentleman or lady * * * /jen tl perr seuhn/, n. a person of good family and position; gentleman or lady. [1970 75; GENTLE(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. See person …   Useful english dictionary

  • humanity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) The family of man Nouns 1. humanity, human race, human species, Homo sapiens, naked ape, humankind, ship of fools; mankind, man, womankind; human nature, mortality, flesh [and blood], feet of clay,… …   English dictionary for students

  • adult — [adj] being mature, fully grown developed, grown, grown up, of age, ripe, ripened; concept 406 Ant. adolescent, infant adult [n] a mature, fully grown person gentleperson, grownup, man, person, woman; concepts 394,424 Ant. adolescent, infant …   New thesaurus

  • aristocrat — [n] privileged person blueblood, gentleperson, lace curtain*, noble, patrician, peer, silk stocking, swell*, upper cruster*; concept 423 Ant. commoner, plebian, proletariat …   New thesaurus

  • patrician — [adj] upper class aristocratic, blueblooded*, gentle, grand, highborn, high class, noble, royal, wellborn; concepts 334,549 Ant. common, lower class patrician [n] person born to upper class aristocrat, blue blood*, gentleperson, noble,… …   New thesaurus

  • socialite — [n] aristocrat blueblood, Brahmin, deb*, debutante, gentleperson, lace curtain*, member of the upper class, noble, patrician, silk stocking, upper cruster; concept 423 …   New thesaurus

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