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Noun: fairy godmother  'feh-ree'gód,mú-dhu(r)
  1. A generous benefactor
  2. A female character in some fairy stories who has magical powers and can bring unexpected good fortune to the hero or heroine

Derived forms: fairy godmothers

Type of: benefactor, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, helper, sprite

Encyclopedia: Fairy godmother