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god·daugh·ter

 (gŏd′dô′tər)
n.
A female godchild.

goddaughter

(ˈɡɒdˌdɔːtə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a female godchild

god•daugh•ter

(ˈgɒdˌdɔ tər)

n.
a female godchild.
[before 1050]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goddaughter - a female godchild
godchild - an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
Translations
kmotřenka
guddatter
baptofilino
kummitytärkummityttö
kumče
keresztlány
guîsonur, guîdóttir
名付け娘
대녀
krstná dcéra
guddotter
ลูกสาวอุปถัมภ์
con gái đỡ đầu

goddaughter

[ˈgɒdˌdɔːtəʳ] Nahijada f

goddaughter

[ˈgɒddɔːtər] nfilleule f

goddaughter

[ˈgɒdˌdɔːtəʳ] nfiglioccia

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.

goddaughter

رَبِيبَة kmotřenka guddatter Patentochter βαφτιστήρα ahijada kummityttö filleule kumče figlioccia 名付け娘 대녀 peetdochter guddatter chrześniaczka afilhada крестница guddotter ลูกสาวอุปถัมภ์ vaftiz kızı con gái đỡ đầu 教女
References in classic literature ?
Did I not tell you that she was the goddaughter of Monsieur Laporte, the confidential man of the queen?
I'll take them where they must go, scold them a bit, and pet them a bit," said Marya Dmitrievna, touching her goddaughter and favorite, Natasha, on the cheek with her large hand.
And my charming young goddaughter,' said Mr Wrayburn plaintively, 'down in Hertfordshire--'
My goddaughter will go mad for this' Mamas & Papas Armadillo dolls pushchair, PS49.
JOAN Collins says she was so concerned when she saw photographs of goddaughter Cara Delevingne with white powder she called her up to make sure she was OK.
My goddaughter once said, "You shouldn't poke around and bug people about what their relationship with God is like.
PHOTO : Lionel's goddaughter, Pat McMurray, was a wide-eyed young lady on her way to watch Mayor
BENEFITS Street star Deirdre "White Dee" Kelly is trying to raise [euro]21,000 to fly the body of her goddaughter back to the UK after she was killed in a car crash on holiday in Jamaica.
Prince Charles's goddaughter TARA PALMERTOMPKINSON, 43, was arrested at Heathrow Airport when she was turned away from the firstclass lounge and given a police caution.
FURTHER to your article (Telegraph, June 18) with regard to design awards, my niece and goddaughter Carly McIlwaine achieved the prestigious award from the rotary club two years ago.
She also leaves several nieces and nephews, including her goddaughter, Cassandra Olivencia.
His 16-year-old goddaughter, Jessica Robson, who lives in Cramlington, was getting ready to emigrate with her parents and sister when doctors discovered a tumour in her right thigh.