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angel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of angel

  1. 1 an innocent or gentle person would like to think that her child is a perfect angel Synonyms of angel lamb, dove, innocent, sheepWords Related to angel babe, colt, cub, fledgling, greenhorn, ingenue (or ingénue), naïf (or naif), newbie, tenderfoot, virgin; cherub, saint; mollycoddle, sissy, softy (or softie), weakling, wimp; dupe, pigeon, sap, suckerNear Antonyms of angel bully, roughneck, rowdy, tough; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cretin, cur, heel, jerk, joker, louse, lout, slob; shark, skunk, snake, stinker; devil, knave, miscreant, no-good, rapscallion, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scalawag (or scallywag), scamp, scoundrel, varlet, villainAntonyms of angel wolf

  2. 2 one that announces or indicates the later arrival of another looking forward to seeing those red-breasted angels of the spring—robins Synonyms of angel forerunner, foregoer, harbinger, herald, outrider, precursorWords Related to angel foreboder, foreshadower, foretaste, forewarning; advertiser, announcer, blazoner, crier, proclaimer; courier, messenger, runner; augury, auspice, boding, foreboding, foreshadowing, omen, portent, prefiguring, presage; mark, sign, symptom; bellwether

  3. 3 one that helps another with gifts or money over the years the industrialist frequently served as the symphony orchestra's anonymous angel Synonyms of angel benefactor, donator, donor, fairy godmother, Maecenas, patron, sugar daddyWords Related to angel benefactress, patroness; almoner, almsgiver, philanthropist; altruist, bestower, contributor, giver; helper, subscriber, supporter; guardian angel, protector, savior (or saviour)Near Antonyms of angel beneficiary, donee, giftee, recipient


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