godson

noun god·son \ ˈgäd-ˌsən \
Updated on: 27 Jan 2018

Definition of godson

: a male godchild

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First Known Use of godson

before 12th century


GODSON Defined for English Language Learners

godson

noun

Definition of godson for English Language Learners

  • : a male godchild


GODSON Defined for Kids

godson

noun god·son \ ˈgäd-ˌsən \

Definition of godson for Students

: a boy or man for whom another person acts as a sponsor at baptism


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