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godparent

[god-pair-uh nt, -par-]
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noun
  1. a godfather or godmother.
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Origin of godparent

First recorded in 1860–65; God + parent
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Related Words for godparent

benefactor, patron, advocate, promoter, backer, underwriter, supporter, guarantor, mainstay, angel, surety, sustainer, godparent, guaranty, bless, term, immerse, denominate, title, dub

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British Dictionary definitions for godparent

godparent

noun
  1. a person who stands sponsor to another at baptism
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