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
But in the past week, Audrey's friends and teachers have turned into something different, something closer to fairy godmothers, or genies.
Powe took on the role of godmother or big sister, lecturing about the need to be on time, every time.
Being the godmother and step-aunt to Tupac Shakur also adds to her intrigue.
The mother of one of the Water Boys (who also is a godmother to another) called Bell earlier this year to ask about his job training program, the H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Excel) Project.
As noted by Metro.co.uk, Miley also spoke about her godmother, legendary singer Dolly Parton.
The fairy godmothers whom the monarchs invite to the heiress Aurora’s christening in the Prologue take the drama into a new, larger dimension: pure classicism.
The mention that Tupac’s godmother was Assata Shakur was a valuable punctuation, especially given Assata’s current role in the social consciousness of America and the #HandsOffAssata movement.
View Slideshow The godmother of punk, Patti Smith, was photographed by her longtime friend, the photographer Frank Stefanko, from the mid 1960s to the 1980s during her most transformative years as an artist.
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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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