British. the title of various high officials holding authority deputed from a sovereign.
(formerly) the viceroy in Ireland.
(in Britain) the representative of the Crown in a county
(formerly) the British viceroy in Ireland
[lawrd-ling] /ˈlɔrd lɪŋ/ noun 1. a minor, unimportant, or petty . /ˈlɔːdlɪŋ/ noun 1. (rare) a young lord
[lawrd-lee] /ˈlɔrd li/ adjective, lordlier, lordliest. 1. suitable for a lord, as trappings or ceremonies; grand or magnificent. 2. insolently imperious; haughty; arrogant; overbearing: lordly contempt. 3. of or relating to a lord. 4. having the character or attributes of a lord. 5. befitting a lord, as actions: lordly manners. adverb 6. Also, lordlily. in […]
noun 1. (chiefly in Britain and the Commonwealth) the mayor of certain cities or the chief municipal officer of certain boroughs. noun 1. the mayor in the City of London and in certain other important boroughs and large cities
- Lord muck
noun 1. (informal) an ordinary man behaving or being treated as if he were aristocratic See also Lady Muck