HyperDic: nobleman

English > 1 sense of the word nobleman:
NOUNperson nobleman, Lord, noblea titled peer of the realm
nobleman > pronunciation
Soundsnow'bahlmahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > nobleman: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA titled peer of the realm.
SynonymsLord, noble
InstancesDon JuanA legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas
Mortimer, Roger de MortimerEnglish nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)
NarrowerarmigerA nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms
baronA nobleman (in various countries / countries) of varying rank
burgraveA nobleman ruling a German castle and surrounding grounds by hereditary right
countA nobleman (in various countries / countries) having rank equal to a British earl
dukeA nobleman (in various countries / countries) of high rank
grandeeA nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal
margraveA German nobleman ranking above a count (corresponding in rank to a British marquess)
marquis, marquessnobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
mesne lordA feudal lord who was lord to his own tenants / tenants on land held from a superior lord
milordA term of address for an English lord
palatine, palsgrave(Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
peerA nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount / viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
sireA title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority
thaneA feudal lord or baron / baron
viscount(in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count
Broadermale aristocratA man who is an aristocrat
OppositeLady, noblewoman, peeressA woman of the peerage in Britain
Spanisharistócrata, lord, noble, señor
Catalanaristòcrata, lord, noble

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