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god·child

 (gŏd′chīld′)
n.
A person for whom another serves as sponsor at baptism.

godchild

(ˈɡɒdˌtʃaɪld)
n, pl -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a person, usually an infant, who is sponsored by adults at baptism

god•child

(ˈgɒdˌtʃaɪld)

n., pl. -chil•dren.
a child for whom a godparent serves as sponsor.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.godchild - an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
goddaughter - a female godchild
godson - a male godchild
Translations
kmotřeneckmotřenka
gudbarn
kummilapsi
kumče
keresztgyermek
guîsonur, guîdóttir
名付け子
대자녀
krstné dieťa
gudbarn
ลูกของพ่อแม่อุปถัมภ์
vaftiz çocuğuvaftiz oğlu/kızı
con đỡ đầu

godchild

[ˈgɒdtʃaɪld] N (godchildren (pl)) → ahijado/a m/f

godchild

[ˈgɒdtʃaɪld] nfilleul(e) m/f

godchild

[ˈgɒdˌtʃaɪld] n (-children (pl)) → figlioccio/a

God

(god) noun
1. (with capital) the creator and ruler of the world (in the Christian, Jewish etc religions).
2. (feminine ˈgoddess) a supernatural being who is worshipped. the gods of Greece and Rome.
ˈgodly adjective
religious. a godly man/life.
ˈgodliness noun
ˈgodchild, ˈgoddaughter, ˈgodson nouns
a child who has a godparent or godparents.
ˈgodfather, ˈgodmother, ˈgodparent nouns
a person who, at a child's baptism, promises to take an active interest in its welfare.
ˈgodsend noun
a very welcome piece of unexpected good luck. Your cheque was an absolute godsend.

godchild

رَبِيب kmotřenec gudbarn Patenkind βαφτιστήρι ahijado kummilapsi filleul kumče figlioccio 名付け子 대자녀 petekind gudbarn chrześniak afilhado крестник gudbarn ลูกของพ่อแม่อุปถัมภ์ vaftiz çocuğu con đỡ đầu 教子

godchild

n. ahijado-a.
References in classic literature ?
It is not worse than Breadthief, as your godchild is called.
Dislike of the red-tied youth, born of his predatory opinions and evident intimacy with the pretty godchild, led Fischer to say, in his most sarcastic, magisterial manner: "No doubt you have found something much lower than sitting on a top hat.
He decided to will and bequeath his little property of savings to his godchild, and the point arose how could it be so 'tied up' as that only she should have the benefit of it?
I wanted to know what their expectations were for a godparent and how involved in the life of a godchild they felt a godparent should be.
Her godchild Miley Cyrus, 21, may have twerked and licked her way to international stardom, but Dolly reckons she's doing just fine.
I just had my little Godchild staying with me for the last few days and I'd absolutely like to have my own.
He's full of acerbic and very funny jokes about his ex,"the spiritual godchild of Blackbeard the pirate and Heather Mills".
com/ for a chance to become the world's first-ever cruise ship waterslide Godchild, and travel to New York City to christen the spectacular Carnival WaterWorks aqua park on the Carnival Dream.
SMILES: Kate and Gerry at pal's wedding; JOY: McCanns and godchild at their wedding; SUPPORT: Bouquet at church yesterday
To her left, she sees a cousin, not far away, a niece, a sister and a godchild.
The son of the Surrealist Matta (Roberto Matta-Echaurren) and the artist Anne Clark and godchild of Marcel Duchamp, with whom he played a regular game of chess in the Village, and onetime assistant to Dennis Oppenheim and Robert Smithson, Matta-Clark was nothing if not mercurial.
Ransom, and the godchild of Madam Walker's daughter, A'Lelia.