[god-aw-fuh l] /ˈgɒdˈɔ fəl/
adjective, (sometimes lowercase) Informal.
extremely dreadful or shocking:
What a God-awful thing to say!
Wretched; miserable; inferior: cases that would never have come up but for this god-awful legislation
Extremely: Ain’t it god-awful cold in here? (1878+)
- God bless america
A patriotic song written by Irving Berlin. It begins, “God bless America, land that I love….”
/ˈɡɒdˌbɒðərə/ noun 1. (informal) an over-zealous Christian
/ˈɡɒdˌkɑːst/ noun 1. a religious service or sermon that has been converted to MP3 format for download from the internet for play on a computer or MP3 player
[god-chahyld] /ˈgɒdˌtʃaɪld/ noun, plural godchildren. 1. a for whom a godparent serves as sponsor at baptism. 2. a for whom a godparent serves as sponsor. /ˈɡɒdˌtʃaɪld/ noun (pl) -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən) 1. a person, usually an infant, who is sponsored by adults at baptism n. “child one sponsors at baptism,” c.1200, from God + child.