Fauntleroy


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  • noun

Synonyms for Fauntleroy

an excessively polite and well-dressed boy

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The current Regency castle has been used for several film and television locations, including The Da Vinci Code, Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Young Victoria.
I'd have thought little Lord or Lady Fauntleroy would go to the local comprehensive.
Ed's charge that we are governed by out-of-touch Billy Bunters had stuck even before Andrew Mitchell behaved like across between Ronnie Biggs and Little Lord Fauntleroy.
TODAY FEAST OF COLMAN CLOYNE 1849: Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy, was born in Manchester.
Frances Hodgson Burnett remains best known for The Secret Garden (1911), A Little Princess (1905), and Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886).
One of my first books - after Janet-and-John and Noddy, of course - was an illustrated version Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
THE Invisible Man of the campaign, Tory Shadow Chancellor George Osborne, finally broke cover this week, and with a new toff's hairstyle straight out of central casting: Little Lord Fauntleroy meets Lord Snooty.
The coin came into being for the hanging of Henry Fauntleroy, who forged cheques at his bank Marsh, Sibbald and Co for more than a decade before he was caught and it collapsed with enormous debts.
It was 1989 and Brian, still doing his GCSEs at the time, also sounded like Little Lord Fauntleroy - and our listeners have been hammering him all week for it.
We can still do this but we won't be doing it initially at the grandiose volume of up to 100 gigabyte submissions," Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research Electronic Submissions Program Director Michael Fauntleroy said at the Institute for International Research Annual Conference on E-Submissions May 17.
He also makes sure that we don't see him until we meet him onstage, so we've all had a giggle at the Little Lord Fauntleroy look, the Pageboy, the Nutty Professor and the 'hair just out of a set of Carmen rollers' look.
Also, don't miss Leslea Newman's rhyming romp The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, perhaps the first book since Little Lord Fauntleroy to celebrate a queeny boy.
15) Little Lord Fauntleroy had fallen into disrepute and the "bad boy" of the Victorian storybook was resurrected as a "regular" or "real" boy by the turn of the century.
Self-deprecating, boyishly nervous, Maddin punctuated his thoughts on cowardice, artistic influence, and the revival of melodrama with the occasional fusty Fauntleroy phrase, enough to remind us that, chez Maddin, artifice is all.
and Canada, performed under the direction of Cimarosa authority Talmage Fauntleroy, along with local Italian chamber musicians and technicians, in a production that honored period conventions but took the liberties built into the genre, thus bringing Cimarosa's farce to life and filling in his sketchy outlines with genuine fun.