noun \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


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