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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act or the practice of accompanying and supervising a young woman or gatherings of young people

Usage examples (36)
  • The modern girl scoffs at the idea of chaperonage, but the O'Shaughnessys were not modern.
  • The public dance halls may need proper chaperonage.
  • She had been abroad, under chaperonage, for a year ....
  • I have to shatter a pleasant fancy about that chaperonage! for more
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