Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / governess
FEEDBACK

governess

See definition of governess on Dictionary.com

synonyms for governess

  • nanny
  • duenna
  • guardian
  • mistress
  • teacher
  • tutoress
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

TRY USING governess

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Are Your Stars Aligned For This Zodiac Quiz?
START THE QUIZ

How to use governess in a sentence

To protect them, the babies were sent away far from court to lesser royal homes to be raised not by their parents but by a squad of nurses, governesses and tutors.
WITH LILIBET AND ARCHIE, HARRY AND MEGHAN AIM TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF PAINFUL ROYAL PARENTINGCLIVE IRVINGJUNE 6, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
So far, most of this builds on the novel, except that our governess, Dani, has a guilt-ridden history revealed early on — she keeps seeing the ghost of her dead ex-fiancee.
NETFLIX’S THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR IS A CALM, LOVING STUDY IN HOW TO EXORCISE YOUR GHOSTSAJA ROMANOOCTOBER 9, 2020VOX
The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The governess is Swiss and for one week she talks nothing but French and for another nothing but German.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The child who has got languages from its governess, therefore, marks time—that is to say, wastes time in these subjects at school.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
A real improvement in the boys character dated from the arrival of a new governess, Nastasia Petrov.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
She had a governess and she had a maid, but I must say she didn't seem an atom set up, and was just as nice when she met us girls.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Meta tried to say "thank you," but not succeeding, looked imploringly at her governess, who spoke for her.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The brake had set out before the carriage, so that Meta had to come in and wait for her governess.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
When a small boy, his Austrian governess, of whom he was very fond, reproved him for using his knife in place of a fork.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GOVERNESS

  • babysitter
  • caregiver
  • day-care provider
  • domestic servant
  • governess
  • housekeeper
  • live-in
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.