An excessively well-mannered or elaborately dressed young boy.
- ‘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).
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