a kindly sponsor or guardian; godfather.
a fairy-tale character who uses magical powers to help a hero or heroine.
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How to use fairy godfather in a sentence
“George almost instantly became my journalism fairy godfather,” said McNutt, who earner her master’s from Maryland in 2013.Monica McNutt’s rapid rise at ESPN continues with ‘Around the Horn’ debut | Scott Allen | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
What was important was that he played the fairy godfather to her degraded present.
But not until this summer had he developed into their chief mentor, and fairy godfather.The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest | Margaret Vandercook
Radmore was now looked upon as a fairy godfather might have been.What Timmy Did | Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
It was the voice of the old gentleman, but how had he learned that she sometimes called him the "fairy godfather?"