January 04, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
chaperone /ˈʃæpəˌroʊn/ noun
chaperone
/ˈʃæpəˌroʊn/
noun

also chaperon plural chaperones also chaperons

The chaperone is leading the kids down the steps.
The chaperone is leading the kids down the steps.
Learner's definition of CHAPERONE

[count]

1 US : someone (such as a teacher or parent) who goes with children on a trip or to a school dance to make sure that the children behave properly

  • I was a chaperone on one of my son's school trips.

2 : a person in the past who went with a young unmarried woman to social events in order to make sure that the woman behaved properly

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