Definition of chesterfield:
Synonyms for chesterfield:
We have known cases where the mother has furnished all the intellect, and the father all the moral sensibility; upon which assumption, the wonder ceases that Cicero, Lord Chesterfield, and other brilliant men, who took the utmost pains with their sons, should have failed so conspicuously; for possibly the mothers had been women of excessive and even exemplary stupidity.- "Biographical Essays", Thomas de Quincey.
Some people even contend that outward manner is a secondary consideration if the head is well stored with knowledge, and that if a young man has the faculty to get on in the world, it is a matter of very little importance if he have not the manners of a Chesterfield.- "The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms", John A. Cone.
- "Master of the Vineyard", Myrtle Reed.