have the patience of a saint

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of have the patience of a saint

: to be a very patient person

Word by Word Definitions

patience play
  1. : the capacity, habit, or fact of being patient

  2. : solitaire

saint play
  1. : one officially recognized especially through canonization as preeminent for holiness

  2. : one of the spirits of the departed in heaven

  3. : angel

  1. : to recognize or designate as a saint


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