Search Result:gentle

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋdʒєntL 〕


〔 ˊdʒentl 〕

Overview of verb gentle

The verb gentle has 3 senses

Overview of adj gentle

The adj gentle has 7 senses

  • gentle, soft -- (soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him")

  • gentle -- (having or showing a kindly or tender nature; "the gentle touch of her hand"; "her gentle manner was comforting"; "a gentle sensitive nature"; "gentle blue eyes")

  • gentle -- (quiet and soothing; "a gentle voice"; "a gentle nocturne")

  • aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician -- (belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes")

  • docile, gentle -- (easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient")

  • easy, gentle, soft -- (having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window")

  • easy, gentle -- (marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope")