Thesaurus

godfather

verb

Synonyms of godfather

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about godfather

Time Traveler for godfather

Time Traveler

The first known use of godfather was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for godfather

Last Updated

24 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Godfather.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/godfather. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on godfather

Dictionary: Definition of godfather

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with godfather

Spanish Central: Translation of godfather

Nglish: Translation of godfather for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about godfather

Comments on godfather

What made you want to look up godfather? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!