"gentry" Definition

  1. a. Birth; condition; rank by birth.
  2. a. People of education and good breeding; in England, in a restricted sense, those between the nobility and the yeomanry.
  3. a. Courtesy; civility; complaisance.

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Position in dictionary: 41537 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a.,
Words that start with "gentry": 1
Words that end with "gentry": 2
Words that contain "gentry": 2
Next words in dictionary: genty, genu, genua, genuflect, genuflected, genuflecting, genuflection, genuine, genus, genys
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English Dictionary Definition of gentry

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