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Noun
/ˈānjəl/,
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angels, plural;
  1. A spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form with wings and a long robe
    • - God sent an angel to talk to Gideon
    • - the Angel of Death
    • - Ella, ever the angel of mercy, organized the girls into baking cookies
  2. An attendant spirit, esp. a benevolent one
    • - there was an angel watching over me
  3. A financial backer of an enterprise, typically in the theater

  4. In traditional Christian angelology, a being of the lowest order of the celestial hierarchy

  5. A person of exemplary conduct or virtue
    • - women were then seen as angels or whores
    • - I know I'm no angel
  6. Used in similes or comparisons to refer to a person's outstanding beauty, qualities, or abilities
    • - you sang like an angel
  7. Used in approval when a person has been or is expected to be kind or willing to oblige
    • - be an angel and let us come in
  8. Used as a term of endearment
    • - I miss you too, angel
  9. An English coin minted between 1470 and 1634 and bearing the figure of the archangel Michael killing a dragon

  10. An aircraft's altitude (often used with a numeral indicating thousands of feet)
    • - we rendezvous at angels nine
  11. An unexplained radar echo


  1. spiritual being attendant upon God
  2. saint: person of exceptional holiness
  3. invests in a theatrical production
  4. the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
  5. Angels are messengers of God in the Hebrew Bible (translating מלאך), the New Testament and the Quran. The term "angel" has also been expanded to various notions of "spiritual beings" found in many other religious traditions. ...
  6. Ángel (Once In Your Life Time) is the third single from Belinda's debut album Belinda. It received a Gold certification in Mexico for ringtone sales.
  7. Angel is a 1937 comedy drama film made by Paramount Pictures. It was produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch from a screenplay by Samson Raphaelson and Frederick Lonsdale, adapted by Guy Bolton and Russell Medcraft from the play Angyal by Melchior Lengyel. ...
  8. Angel is a 33-episode CBS sitcom in the 1960-1961 season about a pretty young scatterbrained Frenchwoman, Angelique "Angel" Smith, played by Annie Fargé (pronounced far-ZHAY), who comes to the United States and marries a young architect, John Smith, portrayed by Marshall Thompson. ...
  9. Angel is a 1966 experimental animated short directed by Derek May and produced by Guy Glover for the National Film Board of Canada. The film features music by Leonard Cohen, performed by The Stormy Clovers. Awards for the film included the Genie Award in the arts and experimental category.
  10. Angel is a 1982 film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Stephen Rea. The film was Neil Jordan's directorial debut, and the executive producer was John Boorman.
  11. A divine and supernatural messenger from a deity, or other divine entity; In Christian angelology, the lowest order of angels, below virtues; A selfless person; An altitude, measured in thousands of feet; An affluent individual who provides capital for a startup, usually in exchange for ...
  12. A male given name used since 16th century, from Latin Angelus or an anglicized spelling of Ángel; A surname originating as a nickname or, rarely, as a patronymic; A female given name of modern usage from the English noun angel; A player on the team the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim"
  13. (Angels) An angel is a supernatural being found in many religions. In scripture, they typically act as messengers, as held by the three prominent monotheistic faiths, Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
  14. (Angels) (Gr. Angelos, “messenger”). Bodiless beings, purely spirits, created by God before man. They are superior in nature and intelligence to man; and, like man, they have understanding and free will. Some of them are appointed to guard the faithful (guardian angels). ...
  15. (Angels) Benevolent spiritual beings who help people in need. See also guardian angel.
  16. (Angels) private individuals with capital to invest in business enterprises.
  17. (Angels) Altitude, measured in thousands of feet ("angels fifteen" means 15,000 feet above sea level).
  18. (ANGELS) An Angel is a transcendental being found in many religions, created directly by God prior to the creation of the universe.
  19. (ANGELS) Bodiless powers created before the creation of the physical universe. The English word "angel" comes from the Greek word for "messenger." Throughout the Scripture, angels are messengers who carry the Word of God to earth (e.g. Gabriel's visit to Mary, Luke 1:26-38). ...
  20. (ANGELS) Not creatures of God distinct from humans as the Bible teaches Mormons themselves seem to be confused about their exact description. ...
  21. (ANGELS) Purest Intelligences, that is to say vital and immortal Divine Sparks that have never been clothed in matter.
  22. (Angels) 1983. Marimba, tape. Ms. Centrediscs CMC-2786 (B. Johnston)
  23. (Angels) Air Traffic Control shorthand for ‘altitude.’
  24. (Angels) Allah's creation made out of the elements of light and created for the purpose of carrying out Allah's will
  25. (Angels) An angel in flight means unexpected blessings.  They also indicate a dreamer's mother, representing goodness and protection from harm.