Godmother God"moth`er, n. [AS. godm[=o]dor.] A woman who becomes sponsor for a child in baptism. See {Godfather} [1913 Webster]

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  • godmother — woman who sponsors one at baptism, late 13c., from GOD (Cf. god) + MOTHER (Cf. mother) (n.1). Cf. O.E. godmodor …   Etymology dictionary

  • godmother — [gäd′muth΄ər] n. 1. a female godparent 2. a woman who acts as an advisor or mentor to someone …   English World dictionary

  • Godmother — A godmother is a female godparent.Godmother may refer to: * Godmother (cocktail), a cocktail made with Italian Amaretto liqueur and vodka * Godmother (film), a Hindi filmee also*The Godmother …   Wikipedia

  • godmother — UK [ˈɡɒdˌmʌðə(r)] / US [ˈɡɑdˌmʌðər] noun [countable] Word forms godmother : singular godmother plural godmothers a female godparent See: fairy godmother …   English dictionary

  • Godmother — See: FAIRY GODMOTHER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Godmother — See: FAIRY GODMOTHER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • godmother — /god mudh euhr/, n. 1. a woman who serves as sponsor for a child at baptism. 2. any female sponsor or guardian. v.t. 3. to act as godmother to; sponsor. [bef. 1000; ME; OE godmodor. See GOD, MOTHER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • godmother — god|moth|er [ gad,mʌðər ] noun count a female GODPARENT => FAIRY GODMOTHER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Godmother — See: fairy godmother …   Словарь американских идиом

  • godmother — [[t]gɒ̱dmʌðə(r)[/t]] godmothers N COUNT: usu with poss A godmother is a female godparent …   English dictionary

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