first gentleman


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first gentleman

n.
1. often First Gentleman The husband of the chief executive of a country, state, or city.
2. The foremost man of a specified group or profession.
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But now,' said the first gentleman, 'now we have the happiness we have pined and languished for.
So dressed, he really appeared the first gentleman of his kingdom.
If the king appeared to be the first gentleman of his kingdom, the queen was without doubt the most beautiful woman in France.
Every member of the respectable coterie appeared plunged in his own reflections; not excepting the dog, who by a certain malicious licking of his lips seemed to be meditating an attack upon the legs of the first gentleman or lady he might encounter in the streets when he went out.
They still face trial together with the former first gentleman for the criminal case, and they could still end up behind bars.
As First Gentleman I took for my role model dowdy Mamie Eisenhower rather than my contemporary Washington counterparts.
She insisted that it will be interesting, when it finally happens and she hopes the first gentleman will take up men's health.
The first gentleman, a passing motorist, got me to my feet.
He assumes that the presidential spouse will be a woman, but a future edition of this solid book will undoubtedly have to address the status of a first gentleman.
I use the term First Lady to include the long overdue First Gentleman we are sure to see in the next century.
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