Definitions for fairy godmother
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a generous benefactor
a female character in some fairy stories who has magical powers and can bring unexpected good fortune to the hero or heroine
In certain fairy tales, a fictional benevolent woman with magical powers who uses them to help the cause of the protagonist.
Any generous benefactor.
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.
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