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fairy godfather

a kindly sponsor or guardian; godfather.
a fairy-tale character who uses magical powers to help a hero or heroine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I would have said fairy-godfather, but I have never come across a fairy-godfather in all my reading, and I must be truthful.

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fairy godfather

noun phrase

A potential sponsor, advertiser, or financial backer, esp in show business (1930s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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