Genteel - definition, pronunciation, transcription
a genteel old lady
She was born into a genteel family.
an elderly woman living in genteel poverty
They lived in a more genteel era.
the genteel manners of an old southern gentleman
She broke into a genteel run.
...having been brought up in a genteel family, she began to resent her fiancé's lowbred ways...
...lived in a time when single women like herself faced a lifetime of genteel penury...
...the actress plays a genteel yet faintly snooty older woman...