godfather ( godfathers plural )
1 n-count A godfather is a male godparent.
2 n-count A powerful man who is at the head of a criminal organization is sometimes referred to as a godfather.
...the feared godfather of the Mafia.
3 n-count You can refer to a man who started or developed something such as a style of music as the godfather of that thing. (JOURNALISM) N of n
...the godfather of soul, James Brown.
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