Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ʌvɚnəs]
Pronunciations of governess
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meaning of the word
a woman entrusted with the care and supervision of a child (especially in a private home)
"A daily governess, I think you said?"
Lady Augusta is looking out for a daily governess."
A governess should make up her mind to do without a lover.
Of all men he was the last who could afford to marry a governess.
The dress was set right, but there was nearly a quarrel with the English governess.
A governess, if she were given to falling in love, could hardly perform her duties in life.
Wondering what had become of her father and her governess, Kitty had asked the nursemaid to look for them.
One dress, Tanya's, which the English governess had undertaken, cost Darya Alexandrovna much loss of temper.
That she did not grow up a country hoyden is to be explained by the strictness of her governess and the influence of her uncle.
There was the young girl going out to join her parents under the care of a severe governess, whom everybody on board rather pitied.
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Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
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