He—the calm, gentlemanlike, Captain Rothesay—burst into a storm of passion that would have disgraced a boor.
"You haven't told me why you like this gentlemanlike boor," he persisted.
His appearance was engaging, his manners gentle if not gentlemanlike, and he had a temper never disturbed.
Is he not a devilish good-looking, gentlemanlike sort of fellow?
A laugh frigidly jeering; a look lazily mutinous; gentlemanlike irony, patrician resentment.
He was not only a very good-looking, but a gentlemanlike boy in his manners.
Commonly they are, or appear to be, young, and all have a gentlemanlike appearance.
There he is at Broadstone, as gentlemanlike a youth as I would wish to see.
By the way, I hear an excellent character of your officers for regularity and gentlemanlike manners.
I disposed of them in as gentlemanlike a manner as possible.
The Gentleman is always truthful and sincere; will not agree for the sake of complaisance or out of weakness ; will not pass over that of which he disapproves. He has a clear soul, and a fearless, straightforward tongue. On the other hand he is not blunt and rude. His truth is courteous; his courtesy, truthful; never a humbug, yet, where he truthfully can, he prefers to say pleasant things. [J.R. Vernon, "Contemporary Review," 1869]Related: Gentlemen. Gentleman's agreement is first attested 1929. Gentleman farmer recorded from 1749.