Definition Of noble

noun

(especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth.

She was walking her highest ranked nobles in front of her and her ladies in waiting behind.

a former English gold coin.

belonging to a hereditary class with high social or political status; aristocratic.

the Duchess of Kent and other noble ladies

having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles and ideals.

the promotion of human rights was a noble aspiration

Example Of noble

  • "You don't have to be so noble , Toby, " I replied.

  • A fine noble gentleman, honest and upright, he gained the respect of everybody.

  • Born into a noble family, he held several official positions in Paris before his connection with the Duke of Orléans allowed him to take up composing.

  • Born into a noble family, Neroccio was one of the most able artists of late 15th-century Siena.

  • But salvation is now at hand for lovers of the noble grape who previously had no option but to pour away their expensive and lovingly laid-down bottles.


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