gent (plural gents)
- A gentleman.
From Old French gent, ultimately from Latin genitum (“born”).
gent (comparative more gent, superlative most gent)
- (obsolete) Noble; well-bred, courteous; graceful.
- A knight [who] was fair and gent.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.ix:
- He lou'd, as was his lot, a Ladie gent, / That him againe lou'd in the least degree [...].
- (obsolete) neat; pretty; elegant
- Her body gent and small.
gent f (uncountable)
- people, folk
- IPA(key): /dʒãnt/
- Rhymes: -ãnt
gent f (oblique plural genz or gentz, nominative singular gent, nominative plural genz or gentz)
- population; people
- la Franceise gent - the French people
gent m (oblique and nominative feminine singular gente)
- fair; beautiful
Declension of gent
- absolute indefinite neuter form of gen.