Associations to the word «Godfather»

Wiktionary

GODFATHER, noun. A man present at the christening of a baby who promises to help raise the child in a Christian manner; a male godparent who sponsors the baptism of a child.
GODFATHER, noun. A small post which is used in repairing a fence. For instance attached to and supporting an existing broken fence post.
GODFATHER, noun. A mafia leader.
GODFATHER, verb. (transitive) (often figuratively) To act as godfather to.

Dictionary definition

GODFATHER, noun. Any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism.
GODFATHER, noun. Someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild.

Wise words

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