[god-muhth-er] /ˈgɒdˌmʌð ər/
a woman who serves as sponsor for a child at baptism.
any female sponsor or guardian.
verb (used with object)
to act as godmother to; sponsor.
a female godparent
woman who sponsors one at baptism, late 13c., from god + mother (n.1). Cf. Old English godmodor.
[god-l-ahy-uh s] /ˌgɒd lˈaɪ əs/ noun, Douay Bible. 1. .
[goh-dol-fin, guh-] /goʊˈdɒl fɪn, gə-/ noun 1. Sidney, 1st Earl of, 1645–1712, English statesman and financier. /ɡəˈdɒlfɪn/ noun 1. Sidney. 1st Earl of Godolphin. 1645–1712, English statesman; as Lord Treasurer, he managed the financing of Marlborough’s campaigns in the War of the Spanish Succession
- Go down and do tricks
verb phrase GO DOWN ON someone
- Go downhill
verb phrase To deteriorate; worsen; go to pot: It looks like his health is going downhill fast (1922+) Deteriorate, worsen, as in Ever since the recession began, the business has been going downhill . The figurative use of downhill for “decline” dates from the mid-1800s. Also see downhill all the way