Definition of gentleman :
1. A man well born; one of good family; one above the condition of a yeoman.
2. A man, irrespective of condition; - used esp. in the plural (= citizens; people), in addressing men in popular assemblies, etc.
3. One of gentle or refined manners; a well- bred man.
4. One who bears arms, but has no title.
5. The servant of a man of rank.
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good person (part of speech: noun)
man (part of speech: noun)
- " He asked if I had seen the young gentleman this year, and he told me that he had not seen him since the night before he was lost. - "Whosoever Shall Offend", F. Marion Crawford.
- And he is supposed to be a " gentleman," and has no other means of keeping body and soul together! - "The Martian", George Du Maurier.
- Perhaps you don't know anything of the gentleman? - "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.