gent gent  /ˈdʒɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) informal abbreviation of `gentleman'
  2. (n) a boy or man
  3. (n) port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A woman finds herself sucked into a poorly drawn black-and white-comic strip, where she quickly falls in love with an animated, mullet-wearing gent in a leather jacket.
  2. By the end of Clones, Anakin is still a decent, stalwart gent, light-years removed from the malefic Vader.
  3. It happens that this distinguished gent was a minor hero of my rock 'n roll youth.

News

  1. Cruise’s dad/daughter dining

    You have part custody and an adored child . . . so . . . where’s a big gent with big money spend a small weekend with his small kid...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. They’re Not Dead Yet

    The genial gent with the glasses doesn’t look like a dinosaur, but the Hartford Courant’s Frank Rizzo is one: One of the last remaining full-time theater critics in Connecticut—and, to indulge in dramatic license, perhaps in the nation, the planet, the cosmos. Rizzo is intent on reversing the fossil trend.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Haven Independent

  3. Update on Gentium's Defibrotide - Analyst Blog

    Gentium S.p.A. ( GENT ) recently announced that it is seeking a re-examination of the negative opinion issued on defibrotide by the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. MERYL STREEP, the star of Altman's last movie A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION, adds, "What a gent, what a guy, what a great heart. Bob's restless spirit has moved on. I have to say, when I spoke with him last week, he seemed impatient for the future. He...
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Meryl Streep Source: Contactmusic.com

  2. Depp described Cook to the LA Times as "the sweetest man on the planet and such a gent", and said, "When things went a little sideways on the first 'Pirates' movie and others at the studio were less than enthusiastic about my interpretation...
    on Sep 19, 2009 By: Johnny Depp Source: Examiner.com

  3. "It is important that the factory in Gent (Ghent) has a future," Peeters said. "The jobs there are very important. Under certain conditions we are prepared to provide guarantees of $280 million to $420 million for the European Investment Bank...
    on May 25, 2009 By: Kris Peeters Source: United Press International

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