Noun christening has 1 sense
  1. christening - giving a Christian name at baptism
    --1 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb christen1
,Verb christen has 1 sense
  1. baptize, baptise, christen - administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized"
    --1 is one way to name, call
    Derived form: noun christening1
    Sample sentence:
    They christen him "Bobby"