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noun as in person who accompanies for supervision

verb as in accompany for supervision


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They surround themselves with the atmosphere of the demi-monde and forget that a wrinkle is as fatal as a chaperon.

I've said from the very first, it's downright indecent for a girl to live alone on a farm—no chaperon, not even a woman servant.

She'll soon wilt when she sees we mean business—either go, or take a chaperon, or marry the man, whichever she prefers.

Charles Farnham, Mrs. Courtney, the chaperon; a maid, and several servants had accompanied Nita here.

The students might leave the grounds at any time during the day, but never in the evening without a chaperon.

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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chaperon, such as: baby-sitter, companion, escort, alarm clock, and bird-dog.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.