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1. godfather

noun. ['ˈgɑːdˌfɑːðɝ'] someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild.

Synonyms

  • supporter
  • patron

Antonyms

  • nonworker

Etymology

  • father (English)
  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Godfather

  • forefather
  • grandfather
  • grandfather
  • oldfather
  • stepfather

Example sentences of the word godfather


1. Noun, singular or mass
The relationship between a godmother or godfather and a goddaughter is a special one.

Quotes containing the word godfather


1. I grew up babysitting and always enjoyed it. I love family. A couple of my closest friends have kids, and I'm their godfather, and that's one of my greatest pleasures in life, just picking them up from school and hanging out with them.
- Matthew Perry

2. I grew up babysitting and always enjoyed it. I love family. A couple of my closest friends have kids, and I'm their godfather, and that's one of my greatest pleasures in life, just picking them up from school and hanging out with them.
- Matthew Perry

2. godfather

noun. ['ˈgɑːdˌfɑːðɝ'] any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism.

Etymology

  • father (English)
  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (English)
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