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Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism

Usage(s):

  1. Mark Lester, godparent to Michael's children, says he is not concerned by Joe's statements.
  2. Almost any celebrity is glad to stand godparent to a child, a street, a monument, a steamship, a cocktail or a baseball bat.
  3. Leading the private-sector initiative is developer James Rouse's Enterprise Foundation, a sort of brain-trust godparent to housing efforts all across the country.

News

  1. Prince George: Will Prince Harry & Pippa Middleton Be Godparents?

    The new royal baby will have three sets of godparents, but who will William and Kate choose?
    on July 29, 2013     Source: People Magazine

  2. Lincoln religion briefs July 25, 2013 edition

    Our Lady of Fatima Baptismal Preparation - Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. All parents who are planning to have a child baptized should attend a Baptismal Preparation session being led by Mary Peterson. Godparents are also welcome to attend. Please call the parish office to register.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: The Lincoln Journal

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Quotes

  1. Lopez's close friend Leah Remini told People magazine: "Me and my husband, Angelo Pagan, have asked for an audition for godparent roles, so at the moment we are waiting to hear back. We need about a day to prepare though."
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Leah Remini Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I have known Sam since I was 16 and I am Godparent to her kids," Scott told the Daily Star. "We're like: 'Urgh, I am going to have to kiss you!' My missus is her best friend and I and her fella are best mates, so it's really odd. If we do...
    on Oct 20, 2007 By: Scott Maslen Source: Digital Spy

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