genteel

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genteel /ʤɛnˈtiːl/ adjective
genteel
/ʤɛnˈtiːl/
adjective
Learner's definition of GENTEEL
[more genteel; most genteel]
somewhat old-fashioned : of or relating to people who have high social status : aristocratic
: pretending or trying to have the qualities and manners of people who have high social status
: having a quietly appealing or polite quality

— genteelly

adverb

— genteelness

noun [noncount]
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