Little Lord Fauntleroy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Little Lord Fauntleroy an excessively polite and well-dressed boy
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Usage

In literature:

That person was the little Lord Fauntleroy who was said not to be Lord Fauntleroy at all.
"Little Lord Fauntleroy" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
From "Little Lord Fauntleroy" I date the beginning of my true interest in books.
"Story of My Life" by Helen Keller
Huckleberry Finn and Little Lord Fauntleroy!
"Katrine" by Elinor Macartney Lane
Downy is a little Lord Fauntleroy; Hairy is a Robin Hood.
"Some Winter Days in Iowa" by Frederick John Lazell
And Little Lord Fauntleroy.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
Burnett, Frances Hodgson; Little Lord Fauntleroy, Sarah Crewe, etc.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Mrs. Burnett's dramatization of her well-known story, "Little Lord Fauntleroy," is attracting large crowds at the Broadway Theatre.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
In the course of the preceding week, many wonderful stories had been told of little Lord Fauntleroy.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 8, May 1886, No. 7." by Various
I found him a curious combination of Sherlock Holmes and Little Lord Fauntleroy.
"The Lightning Conductor" by C. N. Williamson
I've got a little Lord Fauntleroy suit of black velvet, with kid gloves and all the fixin's.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
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