Definitions for: Gentlewoman


[n] a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"



Webster (1913) Definition: Gen"tle*wom`an, n.; pl. Gentlewomen.
1. A woman of good family or of good breeding; a woman above
the vulgar. --Bacon.

2. A woman who attends a lady of high rank. --Shak.

Synonyms: dame, lady, ma'am, madam

See Also: adult female, grande dame, madame, woman

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