Dictionary.com

angel

[ eyn-juhl ]
/ ˈeɪn dʒəl /
Save This Word!

noun

verb (used with object), an·geled, an·gel·ing or, especially British an·gelled, an·gel·ling.

Informal. to provide financial backing for: Two wealthy friends angeled the Broadway revival of his show.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of angel

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH angel

angel , angle

Definition for angel (2 of 2)

Angel
[ eyn-juhl; Spanish ahn-hel ]
/ ˈeɪn dʒəl; Spanish ɑnˈhɛl /

noun

a male or female given name.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use angel in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for angel

angel
/ (ˈeɪndʒəl) /

noun

Word Origin for angel

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