gentleman
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Usage note
The plural of "gentleman" is "gentlemen."
gentleman(
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tuhl
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mihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (man in general)
a. el caballero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The second door to the left is the gentlemen's restroom.La segunda puerta a la izquierda es el baño de caballeros.
b. el señor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Would you tell the gentleman in the blue suit to wait for me just a minute?¿Le dices al señor del traje azul que me espere un minuto?
2. (courteous man)
a. el caballero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your brother is very polite; he is such a gentleman.Tu hermano es muy amable; es todo un caballero.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(noble man)
a. el gentilhombre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The book is about a gentleman from King Fernando's court.El libro trata de un gentilhombre de la corte del rey Fernando.
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gentleman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el caballero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
he's a real gentlemanes todo un caballero
a gentleman's agreementun pacto entre caballeros
Ladies and Gentlemen!¡señoras y señores!
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gentleman [ˈdʒentlmən]
noun
gentlemen (plural) (man) señor (m); (having gentlemanly qualities) caballero (m); (at court) gentilhombre (m)
there's a gentleman waiting to see you hay un señor esperando para verle; young gentleman señorito (m); to be a perfect gentleman ser un perfecto caballero; he's no gentleman poco caballero es él
gentlemen (lavatory) caballeros
modifier
gentleman's agreement (n) acuerdo (m) entre caballeros
gentleman farmer (n) terrateniente (m)
gentleman's gentleman (n) ayuda (m) de cámara
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "gentlemen"
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ladies and gentlemen
damas y caballeros
hello, ladies and gentlemen
hola, damas y caballeros
good morning, ladies and gentlemen
buenos días, damas y caballeros
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