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god·moth·er

 (gŏd′mŭth′ər)
n.
1. A woman who sponsors a person at baptism.
2. One that has a relationship to another person or to something that is the equivalent of being a baptismal sponsor: the godmother to a new generation of physicians.
tr.v. god·moth·ered, god·moth·er·ing, god·moth·ers
To serve as or as if a godmother to.

godmother

(ˈɡɒdˌmʌðə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a female godparent

god•moth•er

(ˈgɒdˌmʌð ər)

n.
a woman who serves as sponsor for a child, as at a baptism.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.godmother - any woman who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptismgodmother - any woman who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism
godparent - a person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism
Translations
kmotra
gudmoder
baptopatrino
kummitäti
krsna kuma
guîfaîir, guîmóîir
名付け親
대모
kmotrakrstná mamakrstná matka
botra
gudmor
แม่อุปถัมป์
mẹ đỡ đầu

godmother

[ˈgɒdˌmʌðəʳ] Nmadrina f (to de)

godmother

[ˈgɒdmʌðər] nmarraine f

godmother

[ˈgɒdˌmʌðəʳ] nmadrina

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.

godmother

عَرَّابة kmotra gudmoder Patentante νονά madrina kummitäti marraine krsna kuma madrina 名付け親 대모 peetmoeder gudmor matka chrzestna madrinha крестная мать gudmor แม่อุปถัมป์ isim annesi mẹ đỡ đầu 教母

godmother

n. madrina.

godmother

n madrina
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