chaperon

Definitions of chaperon
  1. noun
    one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
    synonyms: chaperone
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    types:
    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
    type of:
    defender, guardian, protector, shielder
    a person who cares for persons or property
  2. verb
    accompany as a chaperone
    synonyms: chaperone
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    type of:
    escort
    accompany as an escort
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