Origin of angelic
Examples from the Web for angelic
The stream of bubbly from the popped champagne bottle creates an angelic arc over her, and lands right in the glass.Kim Kardashian Bares Her Shiny, Bounteous Butt, Breaks the Internet|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bieber and Joffrey both have angelic faces that we kind of want to punch.Justin Bieber is the Joffrey Baratheon of Our Time|Amy Zimmerman|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Whichever monsieur pleases,” he replied, with an angelic smile.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We understand—who would want to give up the angelic Keita, even if it means raising a cuckoo?
Her publicist described her as “the sweetest, kindest, just angelic soul” who was “continuously breaking the model stereotype.”Blade Runner’s Beauty Queen: Who Was Reeva Steenkamp?|Lizzie Crocker|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Doris," she replied, and she raised her eyes to his with a look of most angelic innocence.A Fair Mystery|Bertha M. Clay
Hence the isolation in which angelic spirits dwell and their scorn of all that constitutes human joys.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac
Nor in truth could any outside appearance be an attribute of angelic light.Ayala's Angel|Anthony Trollope
I had a friend in Manilla, a lady of angelic goodness, gentleness, and devotedness.Adventures in the Philippine Islands|Paul P. de La Gironire
The angelic appearance of Master Mahasaya fairly dazzled me.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
British Dictionary definitions for angelic
Word Origin and History for angelic
late 15c., "pertaining to angels," from Old French angelique "angelic" (Modern French angélique (13c.), from Latin angelicus, from Greek angelikos "angelic," from angelos (see angel). Meaning "angel-like" is from late 14c.; sense of "wonderfully pure, sweet" is recorded from early 16c. Related: Angelically.