Associations to the word «Governess»

Wiktionary

GOVERNESS, noun. A woman paid to educate children in their own home.
GOVERNESS, verb. To work as governess; to educate children in their own home.

Dictionary definition

GOVERNESS, noun. A woman entrusted with the care and supervision of a child (especially in a private home).

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King