Definition of governesshood in English:

governesshood

noun

  • The fact or state of being a governess.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Catherine Gore (d. 1861), novelist and playwright. From governess + -hood.

Pronunciation

governesshood

/ˈɡʌv(ə)nɛshʊd//ˈɡʌv(ə)nɪshʊd/