Examples of heavenly in a Sentence
the moon, stars, and other heavenly bodies
had a heavenly time at the dance
Recent Examples of heavenly from the Web
The heavenly appointment was carried out as predicted, 120 years since the last time, 120 years until the next time.
His crisp, white jersey bore the star’s heavenly number, seven.
This heavenly combination is a perfect four-way intersection of sweetness, acid, fat, and heat.
The gates to this heavenly event open at 2 pm across from the Bedford City Hall Complex, 1951 L. Don Dodson Drive.
This song combines heavenly melodies, keystrokes and bass plucks -- a near-aural equivalent to the pink and white sky Ocean sings about -- in conveying the bliss of youth amongst the pain of losing a childhood friend.
While mulling that over, have a look at these downright heavenly donut sandwiches that are here to bring joy to the world and — most importantly — our taste buds. 1.
The heavenly cloud of witnesses (Hebrew 12:1) are some of your biggest fans and cheerleaders.
Chiron is one of the stranger heavenly bodies, classified both as a planet and a comet, moving along a slow, uneven orbit.
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First Known Use of heavenly
before 12th century
SynonymsA-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, excellent, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful
Antonymsatrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched
Related Wordsacceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditional
Near Antonymsbad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
HEAVENLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heavenly for English Language Learners
: appearing or occurring in the sky
: of or relating to heaven : divine or blessed
: very pleasant or good
HEAVENLY Defined for Kids
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