1 man who is polite/behaves well towards others
ADJ. perfect, real, true He's a real gentleman, always kind and considerate.
PHRASES be no gentleman He may be a lord, but he's no gentleman. | too much of a gentleman He was too much of a gentleman to ask them for any money.
2 rich man with a high social position
ADJ. country, landed He retired to his estate in Norfolk, and lived the life of a country gentleman.
GENTLEMAN + NOUN farmer