- The definition of a goddaughter is a female who is sponsored by someone else at a christening.
An example of a goddaughter is a baby who is sponsored by her aunt at the child's baptism.
goddaughter definition by Webster's New World
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a female godchild
Origin: Middle English goddoughter ; from Old English goddohtor
goddaughter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A female godchild.