Middle English (in the sense 'man of noble birth'): from gentle + man, translating Old French gentilz hom. In later use the term denoted a man of a good family (especially one entitled to a coat of arms) but not of the nobility
有身份的人；绅士 A gentleman is a man who comes from a family of high social standing.
...this wonderful portrait of English gentleman Joseph Greenway.
有教养的人；彬彬有礼的人；君子 If you say that a man is a gentleman, you mean he is polite and educated, and can be trusted.
He was always such a gentleman.
（对人礼貌的称呼）先生 You can address men as gentlemen, or refer politely to them as gentlemen.
This way, please, ladies and gentlemen...
It seems this gentleman was waiting for the doctor.
（口头的）君子协定，绅士协定A gentleman's agreement or a gentlemen's agreement is an informal agreement in which people trust one another to do what they have promised. The agreement is not written down and does not have any legal force.
We had no contract; it was done by a gentleman's agreement...
She made a gentleman's agreement with her buyer.
1. 上等人, 绅士, 君子
If he is anything of a gentleman, he will pay the money.