follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

gentlefolk

[jen-tl-fohk] /ˈdʒɛn tlˌfoʊk/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
persons of good family and breeding.
Also, gentlefolks.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; gentle + folk
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for gentle folk

gentlefolk

/ˈdʒɛntəlˌfəʊk/
plural noun
1.
persons regarded as being of good breeding
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for gentlefolk

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for gentle

7
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with gentle folk