Complete Definition of "godmother"

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godmother (plural godmothers)

  1. A woman present at the christening of a baby who promises to help raise the child in a Christian manner; a female godparent who sponsors the baptism of a child.

Translations

Dutch: meter f
Finnish: kummitäti
Italian: comare f
Polish: matka chrzestna, chrzestna f
Russian: кÑÑÑÑÐ½Ð°Ñ Ð¼Ð°ÑÑ (krjóstnaja matâ) f
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Scottish Gaelic: muime f, màthair-bhaiste f
Slovak: krstná mama f (reflects the relationship to the baptized child); kmotra#Slovak|kmotra f (reflects the relationship to the parents of the baptized child, not to the child)
Spanish: madrina f

Related terms
godchild
goddaughter
godfather
godparent
godson

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