AskDefine | Define genteel

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genteel adj : marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society" [syn: civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, polite]

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Adjective

  1. Polite, well-mannered.
  2. Not vulgar or rude.
  3. Stylish or elegant.

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