Definition of godmother
: a woman who sponsors a person at baptism
Examples of godmother in a Sentence
Her aunt is also her godmother.
Recent Examples of godmother from the Web
Princess Cora lives in a castle, and her godmother is a fairy: a fanciful world as far as the modern child is concerned.
My daughter’s communion is this spring, and this woman is godmother to my little girl.
Her godmother was rescued by a fireman who died during his rescue efforts.
Smyth is something of a fairy godmother in Riverhead.
Yet one of the godmothers of French feminism, Yvette Roudy, who was the women’s rights minister under the Socialist president François Mitterrand and who translated Betty Friedan in the 1960s, saw reason for hope in the wake of the Baupin affair.
She was brought up by her mother, Kolleen Wright, along with her godmother and her two grandmothers—four mothers altogether.
Tonight that riff comes out of the massive baritone sax of Clare Daly, the fairy godmother of saxophonists, who blows with the fury of a tempest.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of godmother
before 12th century
GODMOTHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of godmother for English Language Learners
: a woman who is a godparent
GODMOTHER Defined for Kids
Definition of godmother for Students
: a girl or woman who is a sponsor for someone at baptism
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