Definitions for Godfatherˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər
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any man who serves as a sponsor for a child at baptism
someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild
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.
A small post which is used in repairing a fence. For instance attached to and supporting an existing broken fence post.
A mafia leader.
To act as godfather to.
a man who becomes sponsor for a child at baptism, and makes himself a surety for its Christian training and instruction
to act as godfather to; to take under one's fostering care
Origin: [AS. godfder. Cf. Gossip.]
A godfather is a male godparent in the Christian tradition.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
I am a Democrat and I love my party and I want them to have good policies and good candidates, so I hope to be supportive in some way, but I don’t intend to be any kind of ‘godfather’ or something like that.
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- padríCatalan, Valencian
- gudfader, gudfar, fadderDanish
- athair-baistidh, goistidhScottish Gaelic
- քավոր, կնքահայրArmenian
- padrino, padroneItalian
- ゴッドファーザー, 代父, 教父Japanese
- gevader, peterDutch
- ଧର୍ମ ବାପାOriya
- ojciec chrzestny, chrzestnyPolish
- padregn, padrinRomansh
- naș, nunRomanian
- крёстный отецRussian
- krstný otec, kmotorSlovak
- gudfader, gudfarSwedish
- inaama, ninong, padrinoTagalog
- hispönan, spönanVolapük
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