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godparent

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noun god·par·ent \ˈgäd-ˌper-ənt also ˈgȯd-\

Simple Definition of godparent

  • : a person who promises to help teach and guide someone in religious matters as part of a Christian baptism ceremony : a godfather or godmother

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of godparent

  1. :  a sponsor at baptism

Examples of godparent in a sentence

  1. My aunt and uncle are also my godparents.



1865

First Known Use of godparent

1865


GODPARENT Defined for Kids

godparent

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noun god·par·ent \ˈgäd-ˌper-ənt\

Definition of godparent for Students

  1. :  a sponsor at baptism





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