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Meaning of GENTLEWOMAN

Pronunciation:  'jentl`wûmun

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

GENTLEWOMAN is a 11 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: dame, lady, ma'am, madam
 
 See Also: adult female, grande dame, madame, woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abigail, amah, archduchess, au pair girl, ayah, baroness, betweenmaid, biddy, chambermaid, chaperon, companion, cook, countess, dame, daughter of Eve, distaff, domina, donna, dowager, duchess, duenna, Eve, femme, femme de chambre, fille de chambre, Frau, frow, girl, grand duchess, handmaid, handmaiden, hired girl, housemaid, khanum, kitchenmaid, lady, lady-help, lady-in-waiting, lass, live-in maid, live-out maid, maid, maidservant, marchioness, margravine, matron, milady, noblewoman, nursemaid, parlormaid, peeress, scullery maid, servant girl, servitress, soubrette, squaw, tweeny, upstairs maid, viscountess, vrouw, wahine, waiting maid, weaker vessel, wench, woman
 

 

 

 

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