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Synonyms for Fauntleroy

an excessively polite and well-dressed boy

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TODAY FEAST OF COLMAN CLOYNE 1849: Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy, was born in Manchester.
WHAT a shame it now appears the flip-flopping Fauntleroy is going to wear tails to the Abbey instead of a lounge suit.
Frances Hodgson Burnett remains best known for The Secret Garden (1911), A Little Princess (1905), and Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886).
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.
"We've got a right little Lord Fauntleroy here!" the lady fishmonger exclaimed to her assistant, before advising me sternly: "You'll eat them out of a plastic bag like everybody else, love."
"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.
Published in 1885, Burnett's Little Lord Fauntleroy found immediate success with both adults and children and received widespread critical acclaim.
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.
American playwright and author who wrote the popular novel Little Lord Fauntleroy.