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15.
1.PSY's new song

2. a man who is everything a girl would want while maintaining dignity.
I'm a motherfather gentleman.

He's such a gentleman.
by ballsofcurry April 17, 2013
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16.
the most noble of all qualities of a man. being a gentleman means being courteous, gallant, chivalrous, selfless, kind, friendly, well mannered, ethical, and of strong moral fiber.

a man should strive to be a gentleman for the betterment of women, not to attract women. (don't expect to attract women just because you are a gentleman, or expect recognition for your behaviour, or you're simply a poseur)

pretending to be a gentleman in an attempt to get women is looked down upon
Bob always holds doors for others, offers friends rides if they need to get somewhere, doesnt curse in the presence of a lady, never speaks ill of others, and is general a gentleman.
by pb foot January 26, 2010
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Here is what I find interesting about this word. It's meaning keeps changing over time, effectively downgrading the expectations of a gentleman to reflect societies changing expectations (lowering expectations).

The first use and meaning of "gentleman" is number 1 below, which is completely obsolete and out of use for about 200 years.

Numbers 2 through 4 are still in use with older generations today, but are foreign concepts to young people under 30 IMO.

People under 30 today don't (IMO) even know what a gentleman is, but the word still exists and the Andrew Dice Clay joke about it reflects a funny, and possibly realistic new standard of what a young gentleman is today. It's sad, but also funny too. May as well enjoy the laughs where we can.

1) A man who is gentry, nobility (but not royalty), upperclass.

2) A civilized, educated, sensitive, well-mannered man AND he has high social standing. That's a high standard. Probably the standard back in the days of my great grandparents and before.

3) Since lowered to mean any of the qualities of number 2, but no longer requires all of them.

4) A man of good behavior who is considerate of others. This is the definition my grandmother taught me.

5) A modern "gentleman" today is (as the trend continues) held to a lower, ever more modest standard than before.

I'll give a couple examples of a modern day young "gentleman".
Examples of number 5 type modern "gentleman":

Andrew Dice Clay joked that a modern day gentleman is a man who takes the dishes out of the sink before he pees in it.

My girlfriend and I joke that a gentleman always applies lube before fucking his GF in her ass (with or without her consent), and before he accidentally chocks her aka rodeos her.

I'm a mix of old school and modern gentleman. I'm to kind to slap a woman's face or breasts. The idea of such a thing apalls me because it could injure her, and hitting those areas is off limits, even for fun. However, I do love slapping her ass good and hard (with my hand). If she screams and cries a little, that's a great aphrodisiac, but no woman ever got injured from a hand slap on the bottom.

The expectations of gentleman today are so low that I can be a modern day gentleman and an old school jerk simultaneously.

This is all a reflection of society's values in decline, IMO. Such that women my own age think (and tell me) I'm slightly a jerk, while younger women think (and tell me) I'm sweet (i.e. - a gentleman). I treat women exactly the same, regardless of their age. At least until the young women start acting appreciative of my "gentlemanly" ways. At that point I probably do treat them better because they treat me better.

From the point of view of young women, I can see their point. Compared to the typical young male brutes today, I am relatively a gentleman. Even though by old school standards, I'm a bit of a jerk.

The word "gentleman" is in decline along with the rest of society's values. Try to see the irony and humor in things because that makes life easier.
by CBthree July 26, 2009
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18.
The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from good will and an acute sense of propriety, and whose self-control is equal to all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority or deformity; who is himself humbled if necessity compels him to humble another; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or boast of his own possessions or achievements; who speaks with frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed follows his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others, rather than his own; and who appears well in any company, a man with whom honor is sacred and virtue safe. - John Walter Wayland
He wouldn't do that to us, he's a Gentleman.
by maxomillian March 30, 2013
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A song by South Korean rapper Park Jae-Sang, known by his stage name PSY. It came out in Korea about three weeks ago, and in the rest of the world the day after. Was performed on April 13th at his "Happening" concert, named after the song he unveiled. On that day, the music video was released to YouTube, using the accompanied dance revealed at the concert. The dance is from the song "Abracadabra," made by a group called "Brown Eyed Girls." One of the members was featured in the music video. The song is a satire of people who say they treat their girlfriends so well, when they are in fact douchebags. He pulls pranks on multiple girlfriends, including pulling her chair back way too far, resulting in her falling on the floor, when one girlfriend does that to him. They start eating, and as the music builds up, they stare at each other as they eat messily. Then, they both happily walk out of the tent in which they were, he says it, and the music begins to drop.
"🎃I'm a mother-father gentleman." - PSY
by Alex4315 April 30, 2013
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stephen wrote the book of gentleman many years ago, the first copy was published in the mid 1800's and read by over 70% of the worlds population - here in 2010 a copy of this book is very hard to come by, people believe every book in existance was destroyed in a bid to keep 'gentlemanizm' unknown, only a select few have had the art of gentleman sent down to them throughout the generations. Stephen Plank, the creator of the book still lives, it is predicted he is over 5 thousand years old
"that stephen plank sure is a gentleman"- quote by an anonymous gentleman plank fan
by nomnomnomage April 14, 2010
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Current definition: A polite man.
Original definition: A man who doesn't work for a living, polite to his peers only because he has to be.
Lord Fopington was a gentleman in the original sense of the word. His days were spent fox hunting, abusing his servants and inbreeding.
by Luke B February 24, 2013
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