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CHAPERONE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chaperone mean? 

CHAPERONE (noun)
  The noun CHAPERONE has 1 sense:

1. one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people

  Familiarity information: CHAPERONE used as a noun is very rare.


CHAPERONE (verb)
  The verb CHAPERONE has 1 sense:

1. accompany as a chaperone

  Familiarity information: CHAPERONE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHAPERONE (noun)


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Meaning:

One who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

chaperon; chaperone

Hypernyms ("chaperone" is a kind of...):

defender; guardian; protector; shielder (a person who cares for persons or property)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chaperone"):

den mother (a woman who supervises a den of Cub Scouts)

duenna (a woman chaperon)

housemother (a woman employed as a chaperon in a residence for young people)


CHAPERONE (verb)


Sense 1chaperone [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Accompany as a chaperone

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

chaperon; chaperone

Hypernyms (to "chaperone" is one way to...):

escort (accompany as an escort)

"Chaperone" entails doing...:

protect (shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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