[jen-tl-woo m-uh n] /ˈdʒɛn tlˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural gentlewomen.
a of good family, breeding, or social position.
a civilized, educated, sensitive, or well-mannered ; lady.
a who attends upon a lady of rank.
a female member of the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives:
The chair recognizes the gentlewoman from Maine.
noun (pl) -women
(archaic) a woman regarded as being of good family or breeding; lady
(rare) a woman who is cultured, courteous, and well-educated
(history) a woman in personal attendance on a high-ranking lady
early 13c., from gentle + woman.
[jen-too] /ˈdʒɛn tu/ Archaic. noun, plural Gentoos. 1. a Hindu. 2. any of the languages of those who practice the Hindu religion, especially Telugu. adjective 3. of or relating to the Gentoos. /ˈdʒɛntuː/ noun (pl) -toos 1. (sometimes not capital) (archaic) a Hindu, esp as distinguished from a Muslim
[jen-too] /ˈdʒɛn tu/ noun 1. a penguin, Pygoscelis papua, of small Antarctic islands.
[jen-tris] /ˈdʒɛn trɪs/ noun, Archaic. 1. gentility; high birth.
[jen-truh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌdʒɛn trə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the buying and renovation of houses and stores in deteriorated urban neighborhoods by upper- or middle-income families or individuals, thus improving property values but often displacing low-income families and small businesses. 2. an instance of ; the condition of being . /ˌdʒɛntrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. (Brit) a process […]