How to use Genteel in a sentence
Once you win her over and gain her trust, yuo'll share a gracious and genteel lifestyle filled with happiness and love.
This timeless town with an interesting old cathedral offers a genteel option for those seeking a quieter alternative to the larger resorts.
A cat's tail movement is more genteel, and more like a wave than a wag.
He's not genteel, but he's courteous.
He enjoys melding the formal and genteel charm of the south with global design themes influenced by his clients' travels.Advertisement
If they are portraying a sophisticated, genteel dance, having hot red grungy outfits would not promote that.
Its main characteristic is perhaps best hit off by Charles Lamb when he calls it "genteel."
Miss Mary Donne Miss Mary Donne is a very genteel, pretty young lady.
Hua Hin gives off an air of being a rather genteel resort with a quiet ambiance.
The Web is already having its first, fairly genteel, row over who sets standards.Advertisement
Of adp's industry seem genteel compared far enough.
This type of hunting was considered more genteel than the fast pace of hunting on horseback.
This little ode to Chiswick ' s most genteel quarter is an interesting read.
The genteel setting of a provincial tea room is quite unusual in his oeuvre.
I wonder if they would be so genteel if they had.Advertisement
The fact that he was playing croquet - a game they think is too genteel for a Socialist Scouser like him?
A certain spirit of foolish pride was said to exist which sought to disown trade; and the tendency to be poor and genteel in the civil service, at the bar, in the constabulary, in the army, in professional life, rather than prosperous in business, was one of the most unfortunate and strongly marked characteristics of Dublin society.
Even the genteel Hutton inquiry has exposed the fabricated nature of the infamous Iraq weapons dossier for all to see.
Night before i s Emanuel had as southern genteel.
As a youth, says Clarendon, " the ill-bred familiarity of the Scotch divines had given him a distaste " for Presbyterianism, which he indeed declared " no religion for gentlemen," and the mean figure which the fallen national church made in exile repelled him at the same time that he was attracted by the " genteel part of the Catholic religion."Advertisement