nobleman nobleman  /ˈnoʊ bəl mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a titled peer of the realm

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In this way, the old nobleman became the most world-renowned man his ancient race had produced for centuries.
  2. A band of Cilician pirates kidnapped a 25-year old Roman nobleman on the way to Rhodes.
  3. A British nobleman married into Hollywood royalty, Christopher Guest chronicles ever hopeful wannabes.

News

  • Weekend planner for May 17-19

    Nevada Opera presents Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni,” at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Pioneer Center in downtown Reno. The story is based on Don Giovanni, a young, arrogant, sexually promiscuous nobleman who abuses and outrages everyone in the cast.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

Quotes

  1. "My response, which I made in order to clarify that the situation [with Syria] is unbearable, was immediately met with a hysterical reaction in Israel of 'how dare we anger the nobleman,'" Lieberman said on Friday in an interview with Channel 2...
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: Ha'aretz

  2. "It's a true story of a 16th-century Italian nobleman who killed his wife, his wife's lover, and his son, because he thinks he might be a bastard," said Rankin. "He repents but he is eventually killed by his second wife."
    on May 28, 2007 By: Ian Rankin Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Mailer sees clearly the political death rattles of the old WASP aristocracy, destined to "grow more insane each year, like a rich nobleman in an empty castle chasing elves and ogres with his stick."
    on May 9, 2008 By: Norman Mailer Source: The New York Review of Books

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