noun (plural padrinos)
1(In Spanish-speaking countries) a godfather; a patron.
- The great man was known as the patronus, or padrino in Italian, conventionally translated as ‘godfather’.
- Each person must go to her respective padrinos in search of directions.
- For example, consistent with the cultural value of familismo, Hispanics often rely on padrinos and members of the extended family for emotional and financial support.
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