Examples of fairy godmother in a Sentence
when it came time for the girl to go to college, Aunt Edna once again proved to be a reliable fairy godmother
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When Streep attacked Donald Trump at the Golden Globes, the president-elect’s fairy godmother shimmered into the picture.
Looks like this Cinderella has been graced with one extraordinary fairy godmother.
Wochit As Stevie Nicks, the fairy godmother of witchy women everywhere, steps onto stage Sunday, Sept. 24, at Louisville's Bourbon
Particularly notable were the Lilac Fairy, a take-charge fairy godmother of sorts danced by Dayesi Torriente
Although in Carter’s case she was viewed more as a fairy godmother than anything so Judeo-Christian as a saint.
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fairy godmother Synonyms
Synonymsangel, donator, donor, benefactor, Maecenas, patron, sugar daddy
Related Wordsbenefactress, patroness; almoner, almsgiver, philanthropist; altruist, bestower, contributor, giver; helper, subscriber, supporter; guardian angel, protector, savior (or saviour)
Near Antonymsbeneficiary, donee, giftee, recipient
FAIRY GODMOTHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fairy godmother for English Language Learners
in stories : a woman with magic powers who saves a person from trouble
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