goddaughter

noun god·daugh·ter \ ˈgäd-ˌdȯ-tər also ˈgȯd- \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of goddaughter

: a female godchild

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First Known Use of goddaughter

before 12th century

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Definition of goddaughter for English Language Learners

  • : a female godchild


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goddaughter

noun god·daugh·ter \ ˈgäd-ˌdȯ-tər \

Definition of goddaughter for Students

: a girl or woman for whom another person acts as a sponsor at baptism

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