godmother

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noun god·moth·er \ˈgäd-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of godmother

  1. :  a woman who sponsors a person at baptism

Examples of godmother in a sentence

  1. Her aunt is also her godmother.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of godmother

before 12th century


GODMOTHER Defined for English Language Learners

godmother

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noun god·moth·er \ˈgäd-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of godmother for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is a godparent


GODMOTHER Defined for Kids

godmother

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noun god·moth·er \ˈgäd-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of godmother for Students

  1. :  a girl or woman who is a sponsor for someone at baptism



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