n (pl -men/-mEn; -mEn/)
1 [C] (approv or ironic 褒或反语) man who is polite and shows consideration for the feelings of other people; man who always acts in an honourable way 绅士; 先生; 君子
*Thank you. You're a real gentleman. 谢谢. 您真是君子.
* He's no gentleman! 他可不是正人君子! Cf 参看 lady.
2 (a) gentlemen [pl] (fml 文) (as a polite form of address to men 用作对男性的尊称)
*Gentlemen of the jury! 陪审团诸位先生!
* Ladies and gentlemen! eg when beginning a speech. 女士们、先生们!
(b) [C] (as a polite way of referring to a man 用作对男子的尊称)
*There's a gentleman at the door. . =>Usage at lady 用法见lady.
3 [C] (dated 旧) man of wealth and social position, esp one who does not work for a living 富绅; （尤指无需谋生的）富贵闲人
*a country gentleman 乡间富绅
* [attrib 作定语] a gentleman farmer, ie one who owns a farm, but does no manual work himself 乡绅（有农场而不参加体力劳动者）.
1. This morning she came in and said they had asked her to go to a lawyer´s office to meet the gentleman who owns the dog. 今天早上，她进来说他们要她去律师的办公室见那位狗的主人。
2. His polite manners bespoke the gentleman. 他那彬彬有礼的举止显出他是个绅士.
3. He later said he imagined the Tramp to be a college-educated gentleman who'd come down in the world. 后来他说，他想像中的流浪汉是一位受过大学教育，但已经家道败落的绅士。
4. Did you serve this gentleman half an hour ago, Caroline? 卡罗琳，半小时前你接待过这位先生吗？
5. After he was defeated by a boxer called Gentleman Jackson, he was quickly forgotten. 他在被一个叫杰克逊绅士的拳击手击败后很快被遗忘。
6. ´I found this outside this gentleman´s room,´ she said. "这是我在这位先生的房门外捡到的，"她说。
7. "Then, still balancing on one leg, the 86-year-old gentleman stood back up, bent over again, and put his loafer back on. 接着，仍用那条腿保持平衡，这位86岁的老先生直起身，再弯腰，又把那只平底便鞋穿上。
8. You ought to beg, and not live with a gentleman´s children. 你应该去要饭，不应该和我们这些大户人家的孩子们一起生活。
9. "To strike a gentleman, your young master!" “居然打起体面人家的少爷，你的小东家来。”
10. "And don´t keep a gentleman waiting." “动作快点儿，别让爷们儿等着。”