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noun [countable] chaperon pronunciation in American English /ˈʃæpəˌroʊn/
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or chaperone chaperon pronunciation in American English

  1. 1
    American a parent or teacher who goes to a school dance or other event to help to take care of the students

    Three adult chaperons went with the class on their trip to Europe.

  2. 2
    in the past, an older woman who went with a young woman who was not married to a social event to make sure that she behaved well


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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