- 1 = chaperon, accompanying person.Ex. Apart from the tale that babies are found under gooseberry bushes, to 'play gooseberry' was to act as a chaperon, or be an unwanted third presence when lovers wanted to be alone.Ex. Patients who attended with a spouse/partner/carer/family member indicated it was helpful to them and the accompanying person.----* de acompañante = in tow.* servicio de acompañante = escort service.* viajar de acompañante = ride + shotgun.
Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.