AskDefine | Define christening

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christening n : giving a Christian name at baptism

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Noun

  1. The Christian sacrament at which someone, usually a child, is baptized and given a Christian name

Verb

christening
  1. present participle of christen

Extensive Definition

Christening may refer to:
A boy who gets christened is then called a goggle and a girl would be a giggle. these names are very common and most adults socialise them with their names.

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