Definitions for fairy godmother

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fairy godmother(noun)

    a generous benefactor

  2. fairy godmother(noun)

    a female character in some fairy stories who has magical powers and can bring unexpected good fortune to the hero or heroine

Wiktionary

  1. fairy godmother(Noun)

    In certain fairy tales, a fictional benevolent woman with magical powers who uses them to help the cause of the protagonist.

  2. fairy godmother(Noun)

    Any generous benefactor.

Freebase

  1. Fairy godmother

    In fairy tales, a fairy godmother is a fairy with magical powers who acts as a mentor or parent to someone, in the role that an actual godparent was expected to play in many societies. In Perrault's Cinderella, he concludes the tale with the cynical moral that no personal advantages will suffice without proper connections. The fairy godmother is a special case of the donor.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    That didn't happen by osmosis or a fairy godmother came down and just made it happen, that required changes in policy. So I like Chris Christie, I think he's a talent for sure, and he's my friend, but I've got a record.

  3. Teresa Downing-Matibag:

    Girls can dress up as dragons, monsters, spies, secret agents, mummies, queens, and even Peter Pan and the Fairy Godmother, they can be Captain Hook, Santa Claus, the Lone Ranger and cowgirls, as well as lion tamers, scary clowns, astronauts, firefighters, sea captains, rock stars and Indy 500 racers.

  4. Chris Kyle widow:

    I wanted to support everyone who made this movie representing real veteran families, but I didn't think I had the energy to show up at the Oscars, let alone be presentable, so, I find myself in a surreal position...like Cinderella who scrubs the floors but has a fairy Godmother (Warner Brothers) who got me on a plane and had a dress and jewelry and even the shoes and spanx waiting for me.


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