godparent


god·par·ent

noun \ˈgäd-ˌper-ənt also ˈgd-\

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

Full Definition of GODPARENT

:  a sponsor at baptism

Examples of GODPARENT

  1. My aunt and uncle are also my godparents.

First Known Use of GODPARENT

1865

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