Dictionary.com

angel

[ eyn-juhl ]
/ 藞e瑟n d蕭蓹l /
Save This Word!

noun
verb (used with object), an路geled, an路gel路ing or, especially British an路gelled, an路gel路ling.
Informal. to provide financial backing for: Two wealthy friends angeled the Broadway revival of his show.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?

Origin of angel

before 950; 1890鈥95 for def. 9; Middle English a(u)ngel (<Anglo-French, Old French ) <Late Latin angelus<New Testament Greek 谩ngelos messenger of God, special use of Greek 谩ngelos messenger; replacing Old English engel<Latin, as above

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH angel

angel , angle

Other definitions for angel (2 of 2)

Angel
[ eyn-juhl; Spanish ahn-hel ]
/ 藞e瑟n d蕭蓹l; Spanish 蓱n藞h蓻l /

noun
a male or female given name.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use angel in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for angel

angel
/ (藞e瑟nd蕭蓹l) /

noun

Word Origin for angel

Old English, from Late Latin angelus, from Greek angelos messenger
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK