nobleman

  • 1 Nobleman — No ble*man, n.; pl. {Noblemen}. One of the nobility; a noble; a peer; one who enjoys rank above a commoner, either by virtue of birth, by office, or by patent. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 nobleman — (n.) c.1300, from NOBLE (Cf. noble) (adj.) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). Noblewoman is from 1570s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 nobleman — (or noblewoman) ► NOUN ▪ a man (or woman) who belongs to the aristocracy; a peer (or peeress) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 nobleman — [nō′bəlmən] n. pl. noblemen [nō′bilmən] a member of the nobility; peer …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 nobleman — UK [ˈnəʊb(ə)lmən] / US [ˈnoʊb(ə)lmən] noun [countable] Word forms nobleman : singular nobleman plural noblemen a man who is a member of the nobility a castle built for a Scottish nobleman …

    English dictionary

  • 6 nobleman — [[t]no͟ʊb(ə)lmən[/t]] noblemen N COUNT In former times, a nobleman was a man who was a member of the nobility. It had once been the home of a wealthy nobleman. Syn: aristocrat …

    English dictionary

  • 7 nobleman — no|ble|man [ noublmən ] noun count a man who is a member of the NOBILITY: a castle built for a Scottish nobleman …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 nobleman — noun Date: 14th century a man of noble rank ; peer …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 nobleman — noblemanly, adv. /noh beuhl meuhn/, n., pl. noblemen. a man of noble birth or rank; noble; peer. [1520 30; NOBLE + MAN] * * * …

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  • 10 nobleman — noun A peer; an aristocrat; ranks range from baron to king to emperor …

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  • 11 Nobleman —    (Gr. basilikos, i.e., king s man ), an officer of state (John 4:49) in the service of Herod Antipas. He is supposed to have been the Chuza, Herod s steward, whose wife was one of those women who ministered unto the Lord of their substance… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 12 nobleman — Synonyms and related words: Brahman, archduke, aristocrat, armiger, baron, baronet, blue blood, count, daimio, duke, earl, esquire, gentleman, grand duke, grandee, hidalgo, lace curtain, laird, landgrave, lord, lordling, magnate, magnifico,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 nobleman — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. peer, noble, aristocrat, member of the nobility; see lord 2 , royalty …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 nobleman — no|ble|man [ˈnəubəlmən US ˈnou ] n plural noblemen [ mən] a man who is a member of the highest social class and has a title such as Duke …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 nobleman — sb. RG. 393 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 16 nobleman — no·ble·man || nəʊblmÉ™n n. aristocrat …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 nobleman — (or noblewoman) noun (plural noblemen or noblewomen) a man (or woman) who belongs to the aristocracy; a peer (or peeress) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 nobleman — n. Peer, noble, grandee, lord, one of the nobility …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 nobleman — noun plural noblemen, (C) a man who is a member of the highest social class and has a title such as Duke …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 nobleman — n 1. noble, aristocrat, patrician, silk stocking, Inf. blue blood, gentleman. 2. king, prince, czar, emperor, sheik, khan, rajah maharajah; grand duke, archduke, lord, milord, peer, duke, marquis, Hist. margrave, earl, count, viscount, baron;… …

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