godfather

 /ˈgɒdˌfɑːðəʳ/


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;
    don.


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



'godfather' also found in these entries:
In the English description:

Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App
Report an inappropriate ad.