gentlewoman: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( jen'tl-woom"un), [key]
— pl. -wom•en.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- a woman of good family, breeding, or social position
- a civilized, educated, sensitive, or well-mannered woman; lady.
- a woman who attends upon a lady of rank.
- a female member of the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives: The chair recognizes the gentlewoman from Maine.