Definitions for Godfatherˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

god•fa•therˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər(n.)

  1. a man who serves as sponsor for a child, as at a baptism.

  2. the head of a Mafia family; don.

Origin of godfather:

bef. 1000; (def. 6 ) 1960–65, trans. of It padrino

god′fa`ther•ly(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. godfather(noun)

    any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism

  2. godfather(noun)

    someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild

Wiktionary

  1. 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.

  2. godfather(Noun)

    A small post which is used in repairing a fence. For instance attached to and supporting an existing broken fence post.

  3. godfather(Noun)

    A mafia leader.

  4. godfather(Verb)

    To act as godfather to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Godfather(noun)

    a man who becomes sponsor for a child at baptism, and makes himself a surety for its Christian training and instruction

  2. Godfather(verb)

    to act as godfather to; to take under one's fostering care

Editors Contribution

  1. Godfather

    A god father the best of men

    My dad

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