An overly politically correct, awkward variation of "lady." Ironically, it is often used on the floors of Congress.
Will the gentlewoman from New York please speak before the Senate? Please allow the congresswoman to explain why "the lady from New York" isn't polite and respectful.
by hdzavalanche July 29, 2011
A woman is who is gentle but also a common whore.
This gentlewoman was awfully gentle with my oblong penis.
by Bazney October 03, 2009