fairy godmother

fair·y god·moth·er
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair-ee god-muhth-er]
    • /ˈfɛər i ˈgɒdˌmʌð ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair-ee god-muhth-er]
    • /ˈfɛər i ˈgɒdˌmʌð ər/

Definitions of fairy godmother words

  • noun fairy godmother a kindly sponsor or guardian; godmother. 1
  • noun fairy godmother a fairy-tale character who uses magical powers to help a hero or heroine. 1
  • noun fairy godmother fairy-tale character 1
  • singular noun fairy godmother If you call a woman your fairy godmother, you are saying in a slightly humorous way that she has been very helpful in your life, often at times when you thought you had problems that could not be solved. 0
  • noun fairy godmother a character in certain fairy stories who brings unexpected benefits to the hero or heroine 0
  • noun fairy godmother any benefactress, esp an unknown one 0

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fairy godmother popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for fairy godmother

noun fairy godmother

  • advocate — If you advocate a particular action or plan, you recommend it publicly.
  • angel — Angels are spiritual beings that some people believe are God's servants in heaven.
  • champion — A champion is someone who has won the first prize in a competition, contest, or fight.
  • protector — a person or thing that protects; defender; guardian.
  • lifesaver — a person who rescues another from danger of death, especially from drowning.

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