gentleman's gentleman


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gentleman's gentleman

n.
A manservant; a valet.

gen′tleman's gen′tleman


n.
a valet.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gentleman's gentleman - a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employergentleman's gentleman - a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
body servant - a valet or personal maid
manservant - a man servant
References in classic literature ?
It was hardly possible to look at the gentleman's gentleman, so very haughtily did he stand in the doorway.
Another popular literary character, now celebrating his centenary, is PG Wodehouse's lovably eccentric creation Bertie Wooster, together with his omniscient gentleman's gentleman Reginald Jeeves.
He was a gentleman's gentleman from the 'old school.
People always described him as a gentleman's gentleman who was very kind, polite and considerate.
Mr Darby senior said: "Leslie was known in the trade as the gentleman's gentleman.
Blandings' reclusive owner Lord Emsworth, his regular house guest, Bertie Wooster and his unflappable Gentleman's gentleman, Jeeves, were soon immortalised.