verb (used with object)
Origin of godmother
Examples from the Web for godmother
The boy had been back at the playground with his godmother early Sunday evening when he decided he wanted an ice.
The monster was still beyond imagining when Prince, known as P.J., told his godmother that he wanted an Italian ice.
Singled out for opprobrium was the planned exhibit on Margaret Sanger, birth-control crusader and godmother of Planned Parenthood.
A former legislative director of Ohio Right to Life, Porter is in many ways the godmother of the heartbeat movement.Janet Folger Porter, Abortion Warrior, on Her Heartbeat Crusade|Michelle Cottle|July 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I'll be the cool, hip aunt to my sibling's kids, or godmother to friend's kids.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The godmother's greatest gift, I should say, though the fable lays little stress on it, was a capacity for unalloyed delight.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
You think Im happy because the money my godmother left me enabled me to marry the man of my choice, a man who was well off.Three Plays by Brieux|Eugne Brieux
His godmother helped him out of many difficulties for there was never such a wise old woman.The Little Lame Prince|Dinah Maria Mulock
She had never disobeyed her nurse or godmother, and had therefore never been reproved.Old French Fairy Tales|Comtesse de Sgur
My godmother has beaten me a good deal, and I ran away from home.The Grandee|Armando Palacio Valds