Definition of angel
- guardian angels who watch over us
- Your son is such an angel.
- She's no angel.
- Be an angel and get me a cup of tea, would you?
- Angels funded the start-up company.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: a spiritual being that serves especially as a messenger from God or as a guardian of human beings
: a person (such as a child) who is very good, kind, beautiful, etc.
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