- 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.
godmother definition by Webster's New World
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- a female godparent
- a woman who acts as an advisor or mentor to someone
godmother definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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.
To serve as or as if a godmother to.