Associations to the word «Angel»

Pictures for the word «Angel»


ANGEL, noun. A divine and supernatural messenger from a deity, or other divine entity.
ANGEL, noun. (Abrahamic tradition) The lowest order of angels, below virtues.
ANGEL, noun. A selfless person.
ANGEL, noun. (military slang) An altitude, measured in thousands of feet.
ANGEL, noun. An affluent individual who provides capital for a startup, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
ANGEL, noun. A minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches.
ANGEL, noun. (obsolete) Attendant spirit; genius; demon.
ANGEL, noun. (historical) An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael, and varying in value from six shillings and eightpence to ten shillings.
ANGEL, noun. (colloquial) (dated) An unidentified flying object detected by air traffic control radar.
ANGEL, verb. (transitive) (slang) To support by donating money.
ANGEL, proper noun. A male given name used since 16th century, from Angelus or an anglicized spelling of Ángel.
ANGEL, proper noun. A surname​ originating as a nickname or, rarely, as a patronymic.
ANGEL, proper noun. A female given name of modern usage from the English noun angel.
ANGEL, proper noun. (baseball) A player on the team the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim".
ANGEL BED, noun. A bed without bedposts.
ANGEL CAKE, noun. A layer cake consisting of two or three layers of sweet sponge coloured white, pink and yellow with a thin layer of white cream.
ANGEL DUST, noun. Phencyclidine, a type of dissociative anesthetic.
ANGEL DUST, noun. (Ireland) (slang) clenbuterol, a banned growth hormone formerly used in animal feedlots.
ANGEL DUSTS, noun. Plural of angel dust
ANGEL FALLS, proper noun. A waterfall in the Canaima National Park, Venezuela; the highest waterfall in the world.
ANGEL HAIR, noun. A type of pasta, thinner than spaghetti or vermicelli; capellini.
ANGEL HAIR, noun. Fios de ovos
ANGEL INVESTOR, noun. An affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
ANGEL INVESTOR, noun. A rainmaker. (clarification of this English definition is being sought)
ANGEL LUST, noun. (slang) death erection
ANGEL LUTE, noun. Synonym of angélique.
ANGEL LUTES, noun. Plural of angel lute
ANGEL OF DEATH, noun. Azrael.
ANGEL OF DEATH, noun. A personification of death in fiction and in art.
ANGEL OF DEATH, noun. A type of serial killer, who is employed as caregiver and kills people under their care.
ANGEL OF MERCY, noun. A type of mercy killer, a caregiver who is a serial killer, and who practices mercy killing on both the willing and unwilling, knowing and unknowing, dependent only on the killer's sense of a patient's level of suffering from their illness.
ANGEL SHARK, noun. A member of the unusual genus Squatina of sharks with flattened bodies and broad pectoral fins resembling skates or rays. There are approximately 16 known species, which are the only members of their taxonomic genus, family and order. They occur worldwide in temperate and tropical seas.
ANGEL SHARKS, noun. Plural of angel shark
ANGEL WATER, noun. (obsolete) A perfumed liquid originally made with angelica and later with rose, myrtle, and orange-flower waters, with ambergris, etc.
ANGEL WINGS, noun. A sweet, crisp pastry in the form of twisted ribbons dusted with sugar

Dictionary definition

ANGEL, noun. Spiritual being attendant upon God.
ANGEL, noun. Person of exceptional holiness.
ANGEL, noun. Invests in a theatrical production.
ANGEL, noun. The highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally.

Wise words

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Stephen King