Definition of Fauntleroy in English:

Fauntleroy

(also Little Lord Fauntleroy)

noun

  • An excessively well-mannered or elaborately dressed young boy.

    • ‘Now I'm beginning to sound like Little Lord Fauntleroy!’
    • ‘It's like working with a covey of Little Lord Fauntleroys.’

Origin

From the name of the boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886).

Pronunciation

Fauntleroy

/ˈfɔːntlərɔɪ/