Gentleman vs. Man

Gentleman vs. Man — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Gentleman and Man

Gentlemannoun

A man of gentle or noble birth or superior social position

"He's too much a gentleman to be a scholar" (Aphra Behn).

Mannoun

An adult male human.

Gentlemannoun

A well-mannered and considerate man with high standards of proper behavior. See Usage Note at lady.

Mannoun

A human regardless of sex or age; a person.

Gentlemannoun

A man of independent means who does not need to have a wage-paying job.

Mannoun

A human or an adult male human belonging to a specific occupation, group, nationality, or other category. Often used in combination

a milkman.a congressman.a freeman.

Gentlemannoun

A man

Do you know this gentleman?.

Mannoun

The human race; mankind

man's quest for peace.

Gentlemannoun

gentlemen (-mən) Used as a form of address for a group of men.

Mannoun

A male human endowed with qualities, such as strength, considered characteristic of manhood.

Gentlemannoun

A manservant; a valet.

Mannoun

A husband.

Gentlemannoun

A man of gentle but not noble birth, particularly a man of means (originally ownership of property) who does not work for a living but has no official status in a peerage; an armiferous man ranking below a knight.

Being a gentleman, Robert was entitled to shove other commoners into the gongpit but he still had to jump out of the way of the knights to avoid the same fate himself.

Mannoun

A male lover or sweetheart.

Gentlemannoun

Any well-bred, well-mannered, or charming man.

Mannoun

Workers.

Gentlemannoun

An effeminate or oversophisticated man.

Well, la-di-da, aren't you just a proper gentleman?

Mannoun

Enlisted personnel of the armed forces

officers and men.

Gentlemannoun

Any man.

Please escort this gentleman to the gentlemen's room.

Mannoun

A male representative, as of a country or company

our man in Tokyo.

Gentlemannoun

An amateur or dabbler in any field, particularly those of independent means.

Mannoun

A male servant or subordinate.

Gentlemannoun

(cricket) An amateur player, particularly one whose wealth permits him to forego payment.

Mannoun

(Informal) Used as a familiar form of address for a man

See here, my good man!.

Gentlemannoun

a man of refinement

Mannoun

One who swore allegiance to a lord in the Middle Ages; a vassal.

Gentlemannoun

a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

Mannoun

(Games) Any of the pieces used in a board game, such as chess or checkers.

Mannoun

(Nautical) A ship. Often used in combination

a merchantman.a man-of-war.

Mannoun

often Man(Slang) A person or group felt to be in a position of power or authority. Used with the

"Their writing mainly concerns the street life—the pimp, the junky, the forces of drug addiction, exploitation at the hands of 'the man'" (Black World).

Manverb

To supply with men, as for defense or service

man a ship.

Manverb

To take stations at, as to defend or operate

manned the guns.

Manverb

To fortify or brace

manned himself for the battle ahead.

Maninterjunction

Used as an expletive to indicate intense feeling

Man! That was close.

Mannoun

An adult male human.

The show is especially popular with middle-aged men.

Mannoun

(collective) All human males collectively: mankind.

Mannoun

A human, a person of either gender, usually an adult. See usage notes.

every man for himself

Mannoun

(collective) All humans collectively: mankind, humankind, humanity. Sometimes capitalized as Man.

Mannoun

A member of the genus Homo, especially of the species Homo sapiens.

Mannoun

(obsolete) A sentient being, whether human or supernatural.

Mannoun

An adult male who has, to an eminent degree, qualities considered masculine, such as strength, integrity, and devotion to family; a mensch.

Mannoun

Manliness; the quality or state of being manly.

Mannoun

A husband.

Mannoun

A lover; a boyfriend.

Mannoun

A male enthusiast or devotee; a male who is very fond of or devoted to a specified kind of thing. Used as the last element of a compound.

Some people prefer apple pie, but me, I’m a cherry pie man.

Mannoun

A person, usually male, who has duties or skills associated with a specified thing. Used as the last element of a compound.

I wanted to be a guitar man on a road tour, but instead I’m a flag man on a road crew.

Mannoun

A person, usually male, who can fulfill one's requirements with regard to a specified matter.

Mannoun

A male who belongs to a particular group: an employee, a student or alumnus, a representative, etc.

Mannoun

An adult male servant.

Mannoun

(historical) A vassal. A subject.

all the king's men

Mannoun

A piece or token used in board games such as chess.

Mannoun

Used to refer to oneself or one's group: I, we; construed in the third person.

Mannoun

A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste.

Come on, man, we've got no time to lose!

Mannoun

A friendly term of address usually reserved for other adult males.

Hey, man, how's it goin'?

Mannoun

(sports) A player on whom another is playing, with the intent of limiting their attacking impact.

Maninterjection

Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man.

Man, that was a great catch!

Manverb

(transitive) To supply (something) with staff or crew (of either sex).

The ship was manned with a small crew.

Manverb

(transitive) To take up position in order to operate (something).

Man the machine guns!

Manverb

To brace (oneself), to fortify or steel (oneself) in a manly way. Compare man up.

Manverb

To wait on, attend to or escort.

Manverb

To accustom (a raptor or other type of bird) to the presence of people.

Mannoun

an adult male person (as opposed to a woman);

there were two women and six men on the bus

Mannoun

someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;

two men stood sentry duty

Mannoun

the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;

it was every man for himself

Mannoun

all of the inhabitants of the earth;

all the world loves a lovershe always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

Mannoun

any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae

Mannoun

a male subordinate;

the chief stationed two men outside the buildinghe awaited word from his man in Havana

Mannoun

an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);

the army will make a man of you

Mannoun

a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;

she takes good care of her man

Mannoun

a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man

Mannoun

one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

Mannoun

game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;

he taught me to set up the men on the chess boardhe sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage

Manverb

take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place;

Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning

Manverb

provide with men;

We cannot man all the desks