Definition of agape
1 : wide open : gaping with mouth agape
2 : being in a state of wonder stood agape before the gothic cathedral
First Known Use of agape
Origin and Etymology of agape
Late Latin, from Greek agapē, literally, love
First Known Use: 1536See Words from the same year
AGAPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of agape for English Language Learners
: having the mouth open because of wonder, surprise, or shock
AGAPE Defined for Kids
Definition of agape for Students
: having the mouth open in wonder, surprise, or shock He stood there with mouth agape.
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