Definition of godling in English:

godling

noun

  • 1Chiefly humorous. A little god; an inferior god; a god imagined as possessing little power or of diminutive size.

  • 2An image of a small or inferior god.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Lambarde (1536–1601), antiquary and lawyer. From god + -ling.

Pronunciation

godling

/ˈɡɒdlɪŋ/