What does Godfather mean?

Definitions for Godfatherˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Godfather.

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

  3. Origin: [AS. godfder. Cf. Gossip.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Godfather

    A godfather is a male godparent in the Christian tradition.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Godfather in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Godfather in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pastor Paul Pakianathan:

    The downtrodden, lower income group... they see a foreigner and see them as a godfather, maybe he found that an easier way to get them.

  2. Russell Wayne Baker:

    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.

  3. Tom Harkin:

    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.

  4. De Niro:

    'Godfather' was the first that I remember, movie, that was like a big blockbuster, then came other movies. I might have this wrong, like some of the Spielberg films and so on, but when ['The Godfather: Part II'] came, I said this might be a good chance that it'll be a success.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Hillary Clinton has no vision for America, hillary Clinton only vision for America is that Hillary Clinton wants to be the mob boss of America. Hillary Clinton wants to be the female Godfather, the greatest thing since Al Capone. And Hillary Clinton wants all the benefits that Al Capone got in Chicago ; Al Capone liked to run the city ; Al Capone liked to knock off Al Capone opponents. This is the cult of Hillary Clinton and this is what Hillary Clinton wants. Hillary Clinton wants to basically be the one who runs our life and calls all the shots and snubs out Hillary Clinton opponent. I, for one, am not going to stand for it and I ’m hoping most Americans wo n’t either.

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