One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A businessman working in the financial district of the City of London.
- ‘They were city gents and people found them patronising.’
- ‘It came in casually and became more and more formal with the dark suit, becoming the uniform of the city gent.’
- ‘There is one particularly striking image of a city gent walking with the Bank of England on one side and a coalman on the other, lifting a bag of coal from his truck.’
- ‘He was could have passed for a city gent: clean cut, camel coat, a product of his times.’
- ‘Like a city gent affecting country ways, the Tory leader rolled up in a light-green jumper with tie barely showing.’
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