Definition of governessy in English:

governessy

Line breaks: gov¦ern|essy
Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌv(ə)nɪsi/

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adjective

Having or showing characteristics considered to be characteristic of a governess, especially primness or strictness: her governessy tone

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