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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any woman who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism.

Usage examples (32)
  • 'And then you'll come up to aunt's room -- I call godmother aunt now -- and take tea with Gorman and us all.'
  • You know, I want to embrace the word godmother so it doesn't have that connotation and sort of - oh, it means you're an old spinster.
  • She's been called the godmother of punk music, but she bristles at labels.
  • My godmother was a powerful member of the Winter Court, but she couldn't hold a candle to Mab. for more
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