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chap·er·one (chap·er·on)

chaperone (chaperon)

 
pronunciation:
shae p ron
part of speech: noun
definition: an adult who goes along with young people in a social situation to make sure they behave properly and are safe.
Shawn's uncle came along with him and his friends on the camping trip as a chaperone.
similar words:
attendant, companion, escort, guardian
derivation: chaperonage (n.)