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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who goes with and is responsible for a group of young people.

Usage examples (38)
  • The chaperone went to the theater with the young students.
  • Rebecca: The chaperone is there for both the patient and the doctor.
  • "But really ... er ... you know a chaperone is a necessary evil," he objected.
  • He did though, and lugged me along for a chaperone, which is some out of my line. for more
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