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Gentleman vs. Lady

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Main Difference

The main difference between Gentleman and Lady is that the Gentleman is a any man of good, courteous conduct and Lady is a term for a woman.

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  • Gentleman (noun)

    A man of gentle but not noble birth, particularly a man of means (originally ownership of property) who does not work for a living but has no official status in a peerage; an armiferous man ranking below a knight.

    "Being a gentleman, Robert was entitled to shove other commoners into the gongpit but he still had to jump out of the way of the knights to avoid the same fate himself."

  • Gentleman (noun)

    Any well-bred, well-mannered, or charming man.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    An effeminate or oversophisticated man.

    "Well, la-di-da, aren't you just a proper gentleman?"

  • Gentleman (noun)

    Any man.

    "Please escort this gentleman to the gentlemen's room."

  • Gentleman (noun)

    An amateur or dabbler in any field, particularly those of independent means.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    An amateur player, particularly one whose wealth permits him to forego payment.

  • Lady (noun)

    The mistress of a household.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman of breeding or higher class, a woman of authority.

    ""I would like the dining room to be fully set by tonight; would you do so?" "Yes, my lady"."

  • Lady (noun)

    The feminine of lord.

  • Lady (noun)

    A title for someone married to a lord.

  • Lady (noun)

    A title for somebody married to a gentleman.

  • Lady (noun)

    A title that can be used instead of the formal terms of marchioness, countess, viscountess{{, or baroness.}}

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman: an adult female human.

    "Please direct this lady to the soft furnishings department."

  • Lady (noun)

    A polite reference or form of address to women.

    "Ladies and gentlemen, it is a pleasure to be here today. Follow me, ladies!"

  • Lady (noun)

    Used to address a female.

    "Hey, lady, move your car!"

  • Lady (noun)

    Toilets intended for use by women.

  • Lady (noun)

    A wife or girlfriend; a sweetheart.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound.

  • Lady (noun)

    A queen the playing card.

  • Lady (noun)

    Who is a woman.

    "A lady doctor."

  • Lady (noun)

    alternative form of Lady.

  • Lady (noun)

    The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster, consisting of calcareous plates; so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure.

  • Lady (noun)

    A five-pound note. (Rhyming slang, Lady Godiva for fiver.)

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman’s breast.

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  • Gentleman (noun)

    A man well born; one of good family; one above the condition of a yeoman.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    One of gentle or refined manners; a well-bred man.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    One who bears arms, but has no title.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    The servant of a man of rank.

  • Gentleman (noun)

    A man, irrespective of condition; - used esp. in the plural (= citizens; people), in addressing men in popular assemblies, etc.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family; a mistress; the female head of a household.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress; - a feminine correlative of lord.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a sweetheart.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by right.

  • Lady (noun)

    A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman; - the feminine correlative of gentleman.

  • Lady (noun)

    A wife; - not now in approved usage.

  • Lady (noun)

    Any woman; as, a lounge for ladies; a cleaning lady; also used in combination; as, saleslady.

  • Lady (noun)

    The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; - so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.

  • Lady (adjective)

    Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

Webster Dictionary
  • Gentleman (noun)

    a man of refinement

  • Gentleman (noun)

    a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

    "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"

  • Lady (noun)

    a polite name for any woman;

    "a nice lady at the library helped me"

  • Lady (noun)

    a woman of refinement;

    "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"

  • Lady (noun)

    a woman of the peerage in Britain

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