What does Godfather mean?

Definitions for Godfather
ˈgɒdˌfɑ ðərGod·fa·ther

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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.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 30, 2014  

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How to say Godfather in sign language?

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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

Examples of Godfather in a Sentence

  1. Alfonso Cuaron:

    Films like 'Citizen Kane,' 'Jaws,' 'Rashomon,' 'The Godfather' and 'Breathless,'.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Indeed, I breathe and live, following the will and path of Almighty God firmly, not the gag and choke of Godfather's criminal way.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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