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Definition of "lordling" [lord•ling]

  • A lord regarded as immature or insignificant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lordling" in a sentence
  • "This lordling was ready to wed his bride — the girl he had known and succoured throughout their joint lives — simply because she was rich and the lordling was a pauper."
  • "This lordling was ready to wed his bride -- the girl he had known and succoured throughout their joint lives -- simply because she was rich and the lordling was a pauper."
  • "An English ultra tory is what we believe has usually been meant and understood in Canada by the unqualified term tory; that is, a lordling in power, a tyrant in politics, and a bigot in religion."