Definition of godsend
: a desirable or needed thing or event that comes unexpectedly The widespread rain was a godsend for farmers.
Examples of godsend in a sentence
that holiday bonus has proved to be a godsend for my bills
Origin and Etymology of godsend
back-formation from god-sent
First Known Use: 1792
GODSEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of godsend for English Language Learners
: something that provides great and usually unexpected help when it is needed
: a very helpful person
GODSEND Defined for Kids
Definition of godsend for Students
: some badly needed thing that comes unexpectedly The new job was a godsend.
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