noun god·child \ˈgäd-ˌchīld also ˈgd-\

: a child that you promise to help teach and guide in religious matters when you become the child's godparent in a Christian baptism ceremony

Full Definition of GODCHILD

:  a person for whom another person becomes sponsor at baptism

Examples of GODCHILD

  1. My niece is also my godchild.

First Known Use of GODCHILD

13th century

Rhymes with GODCHILD

GODCHILD Defined for Kids


noun god·child \ˈgäd-ˌchīld\
plural god·chil·dren \-ˌchil-drən\

Definition of GODCHILD for Kids

:  a person for whom another person acts as a sponsor at baptism


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