heav·​en-sent ˈhe-vən-ˌsent How to pronounce heaven-sent (audio)

Examples of heaven-sent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fanny pack is a heaven-sent for us hands-free folk. Khortlyn Cole, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1612, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heaven-sent was in 1612

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Cite this Entry

“Heaven-sent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heaven-sent. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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