Definition of Genteelest
1. genteel [adj] - See also: genteel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genteelest
Literary usage of Genteelest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, During the Years 1810 and 1811 by Louis] [Simond (1815)
"... the verdure of the town gardens is destroyed, and the streets are very dusty, except the genteelest ones, which are inundated twice a- day by means of ..."
2. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"acquaintance assure me that I have the genteelest fancy in the world, pray now come and see me at George's, (for you will easily know me,) and tell me if ..."
3. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the by James Boswell, George Birkbeck Norman Hill (1891)
"The genteelest characters are ... Tom Hervey', who died t'other day, though a vicious man, was one of the genteelest men that ever lived. ..."
4. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"Tyes, bags, drest or cut bobs at the most reasonable rates and made in the genteelest and newest fashion. . . . " NB Ladies Tales and towers made in the ..."