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Gent

 (gĕnt, KHĕnt)
See Ghent.

gent 1

 (jĕnt)
adj. Archaic
Graceful; elegant.

[Middle English, noble, excellent, from Old French, well-born, from Latin genitus, past participle of gignere, to beget; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

gent 2

 (jĕnt)
n. Informal
A gentleman.

[Short for gentleman.]

gent

(dʒɛnt)
n
informal short for gentleman

Gent

(xɛnt)
n
(Placename) the Flemish name for Ghent

gent1

(dʒɛnt)

n.
a gentleman.
[1555–65; by shortening]

gent2

(dʒɛnt)

adj. Obs.
elegant; graceful.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Old French: orig., high-born, noble < Latin genitus, past participle of gignere to beget]

Gent

(xɛnt)

n.
Flemish name of Ghent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gent - informal abbreviation of `gentleman'
gentleman - a man of refinement
2.gent - a boy or mangent - a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
3.gent - port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial centerGent - port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Translations

gent

[dʒent] N ABBR
1. =gentlemancaballero m
what will you have, gents? (hum) → ¿qué van a tomar los caballeros?
2. the gents (= lavatory) → el servicio (de caballeros), el baño (de señores) (LAm)
can you tell me where the gents is, please?¿el servicio de caballeros, por favor?
"gents"caballeros

gent

n (inf) abbr of gentlemanHerr m; gents’ shoes/outfitter (Comm) → Herrenschuhe pl/-ausstatter m; “Gents” (Brit: = lavatory) → „Herren“; where is the gents?wo ist die Herrentoilette?

gent

[dʒɛnt] n abbr (Brit) (fam) =gentlemansignore m

gentleman

(ˈdʒentlmən) plural ˈgentlemen noun
(abbreviation gent).
1. a polite word for a man. Two gentlemen arrived this morning.
2. a polite, well-mannered man. He's a real gentleman.
ˈgentlemanly adjective
(of men) polite; well-mannered. gentlemanly behaviour.
gents noun
(usually with the) a public toilet for men. Where's the nearest gents?
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