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

Freebase

  1. Varalaru

    Varalaaru is a 2006 Indian Tamil film written and directed by K. S. Ravikumar. The film stars Ajith Kumar in three roles as a father and his two sons, while Asin and Kanika also played leading roles. Ramesh Khanna, Suman Shetty, Sujatha and M. S. Baskar play other supporting roles. The film's score and soundtrack were composed by A. R. Rahman, while the film's cinematography is by P. C. Sreeram. The film was referred to as Godfather prior to release but entertainement tax exemption changes led to the film being renamed. The film released on 20 October 2006 after long delays and became a major blockbuster at the box office while Ajith's work in the film was critically acclaimed.

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