verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of chaperone
OTHER WORDS FROM chaperonechap·er·on·age [shap-uh-roh-nij], /ˈʃæp əˌroʊ nɪdʒ/, nounchap·er·on·less, adjective
Words nearby chaperone
How to use chaperone in a sentence
The high school itself was not hosting or helping, but individual teachers had volunteered as chaperones.How a rural Virginia town came together for an unforgettable pandemic prom|Hannah Natanson|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
He wasn’t just acting as some kind of chaperone, despite the implication.Sean Hannity’s attempt to cover for Ted Cruz goes poorly -- thanks to Ted Cruz|Aaron Blake|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Through his actions, the chaperone, Attorney Ed Sniffen, violated that trust.Sexual Misconduct Allegations Prompt Another Alaska Attorney General to Resign|by Kyle Hopkins/ Anchorage Daily News|January 31, 2021|ProPublica
Later, after marrying a farmer, she is told that she cannot sell her vegetables at the market in Chicago without a male chaperone.
Posing for a picture with 49 bright-eyed students from India, mathematics teacher (turned chaperone) Mr. Uniyal looks stressed.
He hosted a poetry contest and a talent show, acted as a chaperone for dances, and attended football games.Tony Danza on His New Book About Teaching, ‘Who’s the Boss,’ and ‘Twilight’|Ramin Setoodeh|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She was a blushing bride of seventeen, a sad and stoic wife, a loving mother, an embittered chaperone, and a daughter pushed away.
She was accompanied to the interview with her new Scientology “chaperone.”Katie Holmes, 'Jack and Jill,' and Her Bizarre Career|Nicole LaPorte|November 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Her smile had in it some suggestion of the reserve of the chaperone.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
And this is the room of all others to get in order, as I fancy Miss Cox, our chaperone, will occupy it.
"He will be along this evening with Miss Cox, our chaperone, and we want to get everything in order before he comes," said Dum.
"It would be a pretty piece of business for me to come down here as a chaperone and then be a baby," she said.
I have saved up the most important to the last:—our chaperone, Miss Cox, has gone and got herself engaged!