- a female godparent
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
god•moth•er /ˈgɑdˌmʌðɚ/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a woman who serves as sponsor for a child, such as at a baptism.
god•moth•er (god′muᵺ′ər),USA pronunciation n.
- a woman who serves as sponsor for a child at baptism.
- any female sponsor or guardian.
- to act as godmother to;
- bef. 1000; Middle English; Old English godmōdor. See God, mother1
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godmother /ˈɡɒdˌmʌðə/ n
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