soul

[ sohl ]
/ soʊl /
||

noun

adjective

of, characteristic of, or for black Americans or their culture: soul newspapers.

Origin of soul

before 900; Middle English; Old English sāwl, sāwol; cognate with Dutch ziel, German Seele, Old Norse sāl, Gothic saiwala
Related formssoul·like, adjectiveun·der·soul, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for soul

British Dictionary definitions for soul (1 of 2)

soul

/ (səʊl) /

noun

Derived Formssoul-like, adjective

Word Origin for soul

Old English sāwol; related to Old Frisian sēle, Old Saxon sēola, Old High German sēula soul

British Dictionary definitions for soul (2 of 2)

Soul

/ (səʊl) /

noun

Christian Science another word for God
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

Idioms and Phrases with soul

soul


In addition to the idiom beginning with soul

  • soul of, the

also see:

  • bare one's soul
  • heart and soul
  • keep body and soul together
  • kindred spirit (soul)
  • living soul
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.