godchild

(redirected from Count Cain)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.