Definitions

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  • n. toilets intended for use by men.
  • n. Plural form of gent..

Etymologies

From a shortening of gents', plural possesive of gent ("gentleman"), + room (Wiktionary)
See gent (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jean Claude Van Damme, ladies and gents, is trying to make a come back.

    Jean-Claude Van Damme’s JCVD Trailer - Awesome!

  • KD - Here are 3 gents from the PNW that started a petition to halt the harvest of Native Wild Winter Steelhead on the North Umpqua river in Oregon.

    Fly Rod Giveaway!

  • Mind you soliciting in the gents is not just a city event.

    42 entries from November 2007

  • Roger Sutton said ... and THAT, ladies and gents, is what reading is all about.

    September Stars

  • And this, ladies and gents, is what’s wrong with our country.

    McCain Visits Oil Rig - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The Australians are known as gents who hae a high sense of national pride and a low flash point when their well-being in any sphere is endangered by foreign incursions ...

    Run Run Run Runaway ...

  • We used to take over the gents, simply placing paper notices saying "Ladies" over the label saying gents, and leaving one Ladies for the use of the men.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Ay, our gents are a set of saucy fellows, as is usually the case when there isn't work enough aboard."

    The Two Admirals

  • So, ladies and gents, that is how I spastically found out that the Loub love flats are coming out in cork and white patent.

    Weddingbee

  • He honestly didn't get the difference between 'gents' and the 'girls only,' 'ladies' comments.

    Wait, what did you say?

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