gentleman vs lady

gentleman

Definitions

noun

  1. a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
  2. a man of refinement

Examples

The one are fellows called devilish good -- the other, fellows called devilish gentleman like.

He was a true gentleman and always had time for fans.

The term "gentilhomme" is so liable to be confounded with "gentleman" that it needs explaining, for, despite the similarity of derivation, no two words can be more distinct.

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lady

Definitions

noun

  1. a woman of refinement
  2. a polite name for any woman

Examples

I knew what the lady had said was just a lie cooked up by my lazy, good-for-nothing parents to get me to come home.

Mickey-boy, 'if the Joy Lady is so anxious to get the baby, and sew its clothes herself, why I'll just let her,' so I did _let_ her, but it took some time to make them, so I had to wait to bring it 'til tonight.

The lady was kissing a little lap dog.

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