Definitions

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  • adj. Of, or befitting, a godmother.

Etymologies

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godmother +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Watched over by Dorothy in a kind of godmotherly role, the Junior

    Roy J. Glauber - Autobiography

  • But I fulfilled my godmotherly obligation to buy the child's first communion dress, taking the child out shopping with her mother to buy a suitable dress instead of simply handing over the money.

    Godparents in Mexico, what do you do?

  • What would you like from a godmotherly person in terms of promises, commitments, support?

    Milton Keynes and melancholy

  • It is impossible to tell whether Miss Bell would have found room in this philosophy for the godmotherly benevolence of Mademoiselle

    A Daughter of To-Day

  • 3AM: Presenting Kate Hudson's extensive collection of smug faces 3AM: Nope, can't see anything godmotherly about this 3AM: If David's amazingly excited, then so are we 3AM: There's no point trying to grab Cy's neck - he doesn't have one It's the story we've all been expecting: Rav says Chantelle stitched him right up

    WalesOnline - Home

  • 3AM: Nope, can't see anything godmotherly about this 3AM: If David's amazingly excited, then so are we 3AM: There's no point trying to grab Cy's neck - he doesn't have one 3AM: There's something about the name Katie and legal dramaramas at the mo 3AM: Good to see Fearne's lingering near the Palace too

    WalesOnline - Home

  • 3AM: Presenting Kate Hudson's extensive collection of smug faces 3AM: Nope, can't see anything godmotherly about this It's the story we've all been expecting: Rav says Chantelle stitched him right up

    WalesOnline - Home

  • It would give one the most delicious, fairy-godmotherly sort of satisfaction! "

    The Farringdons

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