governessy

adjective
gov·​ern·​essy | \ ˈgə-vər-ni-sē How to pronounce governessy (audio) \

Definition of governessy

: characteristic of or resembling a governess (as in primness)

First Known Use of governessy

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Governessy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/governessy. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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