Definition of Little Lord Fauntleroy from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Little Lord Fauntleroy

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a children's book (1886) by Frances Hodgson Burnett, about a young American boy who discovers that he is the son of a British earl. He has long fair hair and is always well dressed and polite. The name is now sometimes used to describe a young boy who is dressed in fancy clothes or who is unnaturally polite.