WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
god•fa•ther /ˈgɑdˌfɑðɚ/USA pronunciation  n. [countable]
  1. a man who serves as sponsor for a child, such as at a baptism.
  2. the head of a Mafia family;

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

godfather /ˈɡɒdˌfɑːðə/ n
  1. a male godparent
  2. the head of a Mafia family or other organized criminal ring
  3. an originator or leading exponent: the godfather of South African pop

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