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Definition of "godchild" [god•child]

  • A person for whom another serves as sponsor at baptism. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "godchild" in a sentence
  • "I didnt call you no names excep dere godchild and kid and you are both, and a godchild is a godchild and sometimes a kid is a goat and sometimes a goat is a kid and if you dont stop your kiddin you'll get my goat see?"
  • "Well, Ursula as a character is a composite of two little faces in photos in my family stash: my daughter Maria, who looks as if she is 100 percent her daddy's, Finnish blue-eyed and blond, and my godchild Tian-Tian, the same age, who is 100 percent Chinese."
  • "Item the third: here's a cute photo of the existing beloved godchild, with me and The Jeff (not in that order)."
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