godparent

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EtymologyEdit

From god +‎ parent, modelled after godfather, godmother, godsib, etc.

NounEdit

godparent (plural godparents)

  1. A person who, at a child's naming ceremony or baptism, agrees to help raise the child, originally and especially in regard to their religious development.
    Hypernyms: godfather, godmother

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