chaperone chaperone  /ˈʃæ pə ˌroʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
  2. (v) accompany as a chaperone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. All of which appeals to the grownups who chaperone the movie trips and endure the repeated DVD viewings.
  2. Bankers at Goldman Sachs can't talk to analysts on the phone without a corporate chaperone listening in, and e-mails between their departments automatically bounce back.
  3. Don Antenor shipped his daughter off to North Africa with a chaperone.

News

  1. CHS play gets 8 nominations; One Man, Woman shows slated

    The Coppell High School Theatre Department has just received eight Schmidt & Jones Award nominations for its musical The Drowsy Chaperone including Best Musical.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Coppell Gazette

  2. CHS theatre wins awards, slates One Man, Woman Shows

    The Coppell High School Theatre Department has just received eight Schmidt & Jones Award nominations for its musical The Drowsy Chaperone including Best Musical.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Coppell Gazette

  3. Students representing Shelby Electric Cooperative visit state legislators

    Shown from left to right are Chaperone Janet Kensil, Marla Eversole, Shelby Electric Member Services Director; Ryan Hayson, Courtney Croy, Emily Scott, Ryan Evans, Alicia Hadley, Clayton Cina,…
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

Quotes

  1. "When we get together, we still finish each other's sentences," Engel said. "Betty White and I will fly back together from Chicago to Boston. I'll be in Boston with 'The Drowsy Chaperone' and Betty will be in town to film a movie. Betty is...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Georgia Engel Source: Wicked Local Plympton

  2. "My dad gave up his job to chaperone me on set," says Radcliffe, who still lives with his parents in Fulham, West London. "My dad has been with me every single day and I think it strengthened the relationship. I learned to talk to my dad in a...
    on Apr 20, 2008 By: Daniel Radcliffe Source: New York Daily News

  3. "It's human nature to try to cheat the system. It happens in cycling, it happens in business," said Australian Michael Rogers of T-Mobile. "You can't control everyone - unless they want to have a chaperone that sleeps with the person every...
    on Jul 17, 2006 By: Michael Rogers Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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