Definition of Little Lord Fauntleroy

1. Noun. An excessively polite and well-dressed boy.

Exact synonyms: Fauntleroy
Generic synonyms: Boy, Male Child

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Little Lord Fauntleroy

Litocranius walleri
Little's area
Little's disease
Little Bear
Little Bighorn
Little Bighorn River
Little Boy
Little Christmas
Little Dipper
Little Dog
Little Englander
Little Horn
Little Joe
Little John
Little League
Little Lord Fauntleroy (current term)
Little Missouri
Little Missouri River
Little Mo Connolly
Little Office
Little Phoebe
Little Red Ricing Hood
Little Red Riding Hood
Little Rhody
Little Rock
Little Russia
Little Russian
Little Sioux River
Little Sparrow
Little Wabash

Literary usage of Little Lord Fauntleroy

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"And to one thing I have made up my mind, and that is, I will not go to see Little Lord Fauntleroy on the stage. Even the illustrations, good as they are for ..."

2. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"'Little Lord Fauntleroy,' written three years later, is the best known of Mrs. Burnett's works. It has had an immense circulation in England and America, ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1890)
"She again reiterates the well-circulated story that " Little Lord Fauntleroy " was modelled after a little boy of seven, the son of an English mother ..."

4. Copyright Law by Henry Albert Hinkson (1903)
"... production — Scenic effects—Dramatisation < novel—Novel founded on a play—Independent dramatis: tion of same novel — Little Lord Fauntleroy — Dram; ..."

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