1. Mexicans will pick two people to be God-Parents to their child. The Parents and the the God Parents are "Compadres' " The males usually use the child as an excuse to drink excessively.
2. Drinking Partner.
"Honey, I'm going to my compadres' house after work today. We're going to drink some Bud-Ice and down some shots of Tequila. Then I'll stumble home and give you that Tony Sanchez
you've been asking about."
"I went to visit my compadre and God child. I had a few beers and next thing I know I'm in a pool of my own piss and vomit."