- The definition of a godmother is a woman who is an advisor to a child.
A woman who serves as a sponsor of a child when the child is baptized is an example of a godmother.
- a female godparent
- a woman who acts as an advisor or mentor to someone
- A woman who sponsors a person at baptism.
- One that has a relationship to another person or to something that is the equivalent of being a baptismal sponsor: the godmother to a new generation of physicians.
transitive verbgod·moth·ered, god·moth·er·ing, god·moth·ers
(third-person singular simple present godmothers, present participle godmothering, simple past and past participle godmothered)
- To act as godmother to.