noun god·send \ˈgäd-ˌsend also ˈgd-\

: something that provides great and usually unexpected help when it is needed

: a very helpful person

Full Definition of GODSEND

:  a desirable or needed thing or event that comes unexpectedly

Examples of GODSEND

  1. <that holiday bonus has proved to be a godsend for my bills>

Origin of GODSEND

back-formation from god-sent
First Known Use: 1820
GODSEND Defined for Kids


noun god·send \ˈgäd-ˌsend\

Definition of GODSEND for Kids

:  some badly needed thing that comes unexpectedly <The new job was a godsend.>


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