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1. A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth, especially in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.
2. A representation of such a being, especially in Christianity, conventionally in the image of a human figure with a halo and wings.
3. angels Christianity The last of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. From the highest to the lowest in rank, the orders are: seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations or dominions, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels, and angels.
4. A guardian spirit or guiding influence.
a. A kind and lovable person.
b. One who manifests goodness, purity, and selflessness.
6. A financial backer of an enterprise, especially a dramatic production or a political campaign.

[Middle English aungel, from Old English engel or Old French angele, both from Late Latin angelus, from Late Greek angelos, from Greek, messenger.]

an·gel′ic (ăn-jĕl′ĭk), an·gel′i·cal adj.
an·gel′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.angelically - like an angelangelically - like an angel; "the child was sleeping angelically"
بِصُورَة مَلائِكِيَّه
eins og engill
melek gibi


[ænˈdʒelɪklɪ] ADVangelicalmente, como los ángeles


advwie ein Engel, engelgleich


(ˈeindʒəl) noun
1. a messenger or attendant of God. The angels announced the birth of Christ to the shepherds.
2. a very good or beautiful person. She's an absolute angel about helping us.
angelic (ӕnˈdʒelik) adjective
like an angel.
anˈgelically adverb
ˈangel-fish noun
a brightly-coloured tropical fish with spiny fin.
References in classic literature ?
replied Mademoiselle Cormon, angelically, glad to see that the dish of ducks was empty at last, and the conversation so ready to revive that all present laughed with their mouths full at her last remark.
Perhaps, I often think, she was too angelically innocent to have the strength to perform all a mother's duties.
And thus when Liza entered, holding Nana, the nursery seemed quite its old self, very dark, and you would have sworn you heard its three wicked inmates breathing angelically as they slept.
Which would you rather be if you had the choice--divinely beautiful or dazzlingly clever or angelically good?
Her story quite affected me--'pon my word and honour, it did--never was such a cruel persecution borne so angelically, I may say.
In the sound of her voice, in the light of her eyes, in the touch of her hands, so Angelically comforting and true!
She burrowed into entries and emerged smilingly at the top of each paragraph, in a reading which was indeed one of seriousness and smiles, combining assertive statements with sweet lyricism, her altissimo notes angelically pure.
The "beauty" of course shows in stained glass and Christmas cards and Sunday school pageants: radiant mother dressed all in blue, gazing adoringly at her baby boy sleeping angelically in a box of straw .
Whereas the singing of Frank Sinatra or Peggy Lee teemed with sexual undertones, Mathis' rang out angelically, offering the promise C or at least the illusion C that romance was forever.
Lauren may have an angelically sweet voice but it lifts above the crisp electro notes with ease.
He releases from well beyond the circle and angelically glides over Valanciunas.