Definition of godchild
: a person for whom another person becomes sponsor at baptism
Examples of godchild in a Sentence
My niece is also my godchild.
Recent Examples of godchild from the Web
Buy it for yourself, your cousin or a godchild who needs a new hobby.
And the overwhelming majority had close relationships with children in their lives — nieces and nephews, godchildren, and children of friends.
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First Known Use of godchild
GODCHILD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of godchild for English Language Learners
: 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
GODCHILD Defined for Kids
Definition of godchild for Students
: a person for whom another person acts as a sponsor at baptism
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