Godparent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɑːdperənt|  American pronunciation of the word godparent
Brit.  |ˈɡɒdpɛːr(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word godparent

noun

- a person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism

Examples

My aunt and uncle are also my godparents.

Those to be confirmed are brought to the sacrament by their godparents.

Word forms

noun
singular: godparent
plural: godparents
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