Definitions for fairy godmother

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fairy godmother

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


  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.


  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.

Images & Illustrations of fairy godmother

Translations for fairy godmother

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for fairy godmother »


Find a translation for the fairy godmother definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these fairy godmother definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"fairy godmother." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Dec. 2015. < godmother>.

Are we missing a good definition for fairy godmother? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for fairy godmother:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.