Definition of lordling in English:

Share this entry

lordling

Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːdlɪŋ/

noun

archaic, chiefly derogatory
A minor lord: lordlings do not argue with the Prince of Wales
More example sentences
  • As political authority in the West fragmented, the Gothic kings continued and extended this system, and their lordlings under them did likewise.
  • For that matter, most of the local lordlings would have fits if the army intruded upon their private domains.
  • They assumed the identities of barbarian lordlings, and united the Republic's enemies against them.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.