Bialik credits a tutor she had when she was 15 for changing the trajectory of her life.
The tutor demurred, but the count said: “If you refuse this honor, I will have you killed.”
He told Newsweek, in French, that he would be traveling to Los Angeles with an English tutor by his side.
late 14c., "guardian, custodian," from Old French tutour "guardian, private teacher," from Latin tutorem (nominative tutor) "guardian, watcher," from tutus, variant past participle of tueri "watch over," of unknown origin. Specific sense of "senior boy appointed to help a junior in his studies" is recorded from 1680s.
1590s, from tutor (n.). Related: Tutored; tutoring.