[jen-too] /ˈdʒɛn tu/ Archaic.
noun, plural Gentoos.
any of the languages of those who practice the Hindu religion, especially Telugu.
of or relating to the Gentoos.
noun (pl) -toos
(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 […]
[jen-truh-fahyd] /ˈdʒɛn trəˌfaɪd/ adjective 1. very or excessively refined or elegant. 2. subjected to gentrification. [jen-truh-fahy] /ˈdʒɛn trəˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), gentrified, gentrifying. 1. to improve (a neighborhood) by . verb (used without object), gentrified, gentrifying. 2. to undergo : Some neighborhoods gentrify more easily than others. v. “renovate inner-city housing to middle-class standards,” […]