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Definition of "gouvernante" [gouvernante]

  • Governess (noun)

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Use "gouvernante" in a sentence
  • "I could not refrain from showing the airs to Mussard and to Mademoiselle du Vernois, his 'gouvernante', who was a very good and amiable girl."
  • "'gouvernante', who was a very good and amiable girl."
  • "With this the refractory gouvernante began in great hurry to adjust her tartan mantle for going abroad, by pulling it so forwards as to conceal the white linen cap, the edges of which bordered her shrivelled but still fresh and healthful countenance."