(also Little Lord Fauntleroy)
An excessively well-mannered or elaborately dressed young boy.
More example sentences
- It's like working with a covey of Little Lord Fauntleroys.
- Now I'm beginning to sound like Little Lord Fauntleroy!
from the name of the boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886).
Definition of Fauntleroy in:
- The British & World English dictionary