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governess (Englisch)[Bearbeiten]




the governess

the governesses


gov·ern·ess, Plural: gov·ern·ess·es


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Hörbeispiele: Lautsprecherbild governess (US-amerikanisch) (Info)


[1] Gouvernante, Hauslehrerin
[2] veraltet: Gouverneurin, Herrscherin


[1] "Moreover, I wanted to try and right the wrongs of the Disney film, which, while making this governess very popular, reduced her intriguing nature to a spoonful of sugar and much frivolity."[1]
[1] "'You do need a governess, Tim Colton, if you mean to act like a spoiled child."[2]
[1] "The rise and fall of the English governess, the domestic heroine who inspired Victorian literature’s greatest authors."[3]
[2] ""'Well, governess-she was the female heir to the seat of governorship.'… 'I mean, if this governess woman is really a threat to his country, he'll have to help me get Curtis back!'"[4]


governessy, subgoverness, undergoverness


Referenzen und weiterführende Informationen:
[1] Englischer Wikipedia-Artikel „governess
[1] Oxford English Dictionary „governess
[1] Macmillan Dictionary: „governess“ (britisch), „governess“ (US-amerikanisch)
[1] Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English: „governess
[1] Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary „governess
[1, 2] Englisch-Englisches Wörterbuch, Thesaurus und Enzyklopädie „governess
[1] PONS Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „governess
[1] Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „governess
[1] LEO Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „governess


  1. Giorgia Grilli: Myth, Symbol, and Meaning in Mary Poppins: The Governess as Provocateur. 1. Auflage. Taylor & Francis, 2007, ISBN 9780415977678, Seite 15
  2. Christine Merrill: Dangerous Lord, Innocent Governess. Neuauflage Auflage. Harlequin, 2011, ISBN 9780373296484
  3. Ruth Brandon: Governess: the lives and times of the real Jane Eyres. 1. Auflage. Walker & Co, 2008, ISBN 9780802716309
  4. Colin Meloy: Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles. Canongate Books, 2012, ISBN 9780857863263