Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Godwin

play
biographical name God·win \ˈgäd-wən\

Definition of Godwin

  1. d 1053 earl of Wessex



Variants of godwin

or

Godwine

play \ˈgäd-(ˌ)wi-nə\

Godwin

biographical name God·win

Definition of Godwin

  1. William 1756–1836 Eng. philos. & nov.

Godwinian

play \gäd-ˈwi-nē-ən\ adjective



Learn More about godwin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Godwin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to take off or remove

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

philistine lazy melancholy frenetic
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ