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Meaning of GENT

Pronunciation:  jent, xhent

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
  2. [n]  a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"
  3. [n]  informal abbreviation of `gentleman'

GENT is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: blighter, chap, cuss, fella, feller, fellow, Gand, Ghent, lad
 See Also: Belgique, Belgium, city, dog, gentleman, Kingdom of Belgium, male, male person, metropolis, port, urban center



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gent\, a. [OF. gent, fr. L. genitus born, or (less prob.)
fr. gentilis. See {Genteel}.]
1. Gentle; noble; of gentle birth. [Obs.]

         All of a knight [who] was fair and gent. --Chaucer.

2. Neat; pretty; fine; elegant. [Obs.] --Spenser.

         Her body gent and small.              --Chaucer.