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goddaughter

Syllabification: god·daugh·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈɡädˌdôdər
 
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Definition of goddaughter in English:

noun

A female godchild.
Example sentences
  • She has a surviving niece who visits her as often as possible, as do a friend and a god-daughter.
  • ‘There is no capitalist who does not have a terrorist in his own intimate circle of friends and relations,’ reflected the interior minister when one of his friends had been murdered after allowing his god-daughter's sister into the house.
  • So I gave myself an out, by informing the group I'd meet them at the hotel on Saturday - I'd be driving up alone on Friday to Oakville to visit with my god-daughters and their parents.

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