What does Angel mean?

Definitions for Angel
ˈeɪn dʒəlAn·gel

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Angel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. angel(noun)

    spiritual being attendant upon God

  2. saint, holy man, holy person, angel(noun)

    person of exceptional holiness

  3. angel, backer(noun)

    invests in a theatrical production

  4. Angel, Angel Falls(noun)

    the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally


  1. angel(Noun)

    A divine and supernatural messenger from a deity, or other divine entity.

  2. angel(Noun)

    In Christian angelology, the lowest order of angels, below virtues.

  3. angel(Noun)

    A selfless person.

    You made me breakfast in bed, you little angel.

  4. angel(Noun)

    An altitude, measured in thousands of feet.

    Climb to angels sixty.

  5. angel(Noun)

    An affluent individual who provides capital for a startup, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.

  6. angel(Verb)

    To support by donating money.

  7. Angel(ProperNoun)

    used since 16th century, from Angelus or an anglicized spelling of Ángel.

  8. Angel(ProperNoun)

    originating as a nickname or, rarely, as a patronymic.

  9. Angel(ProperNoun)

    of modern usage from the English noun angel.

  10. Angel(ProperNoun)

    A player on the team the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim".

  11. Origin: From angel, aungel, ængel, engel, from ængel, engel, from angelus, from ἄγγελος. Cognate with angel, ingel, engel, engel, Engel, ängel, engill, 0330033203320339033B033F0343.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Angel(noun)

    a messenger

  2. Angel(noun)

    a spiritual, celestial being, superior to man in power and intelligence. In the Scriptures the angels appear as God's messengers

  3. Angel(noun)

    one of a class of "fallen angels;" an evil spirit; as, the devil and his angels

  4. Angel(noun)

    a minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches

  5. Angel(noun)

    attendant spirit; genius; demon

  6. Angel(noun)

    an appellation given to a person supposed to be of angelic goodness or loveliness; a darling

  7. Angel(noun)

    an ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6s. 8d. to 10s

  8. Origin: [AS. ngel, engel, influenced by OF. angele, angle, F. ange. Both the AS. and the OF. words are from L. angelus, Gr. 'a`ggelos messenger, a messenger of God, an angel.]


  1. Angel

    An angel is a supernatural being or spirit, usually humanoid in form, found in various religions and mythologies. The theological study of angels is known as "angelology". In Zoroastrianism and Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as benevolent celestial beings who act as intermediaries between Heaven and Earth, or as guardian spirits or a guiding influence. The term "angel" has also been expanded to various notions of spirits found in many other religious traditions. Other roles of angels include protecting and guiding human beings, and carrying out God's tasks. In art, angels are often depicted with wings on their back, a halo, robes and various forms of glowing light.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Angel

    ān′jel, n. a divine messenger: a ministering spirit: an attendant or guardian spirit: a person possessing the qualities attributed to such—gentleness, purity, &c.: one supposed to have a special commission, as the head of the Church in Rev. ii. and iii., or the angel of the Catholic and Apostolic Church, who corresponds in a limited sense to the bishop of other Christian denominations: (poet.) a messenger generally: in art, the conventional figure attributed to the angel—a figure of great beauty, youthful, clothed in flowing garments, with wings: an old Eng. coin = 10s., bearing the figure of an angel.—n. An′gel-fish, a voracious fish, allied to the shark, from six to eight feet long, with large, wing-like pectoral fins.—adjs. Angel′ic (an-), Angel′ical.—adv. Angel′ically.—ns. Angelol′atry (ān-), angel-worship; Angelol′ogy, the doctrine regarding angels; Angeloph′any, the manifestation of an angel to man. [Gr. angelos, a messenger.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Angel

    an old English coin, with the archangel Michael piercing the dragon on the obverse of it.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. ANGEL

    A heavenly ineligible, with wings and a harp; or, an earthly eligible, with money and a heart.

Editors Contribution

  1. angel

    A man or servant of the most high GOD.

    Man or servant of GOD.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 25, 2019  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Angel

    An inn sign, originally the “Angel and Salutation,” depicting the visit of the angel who announced to the Virgin that she was to be the mother of the Redeemer.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Angel' in Nouns Frequency: #1742

Anagrams for Angel »

  1. Elgan

  2. Galen

  3. angle, Angle

  4. glean

How to pronounce Angel?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Angel in sign language?

  1. angel


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Angel in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Angel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Angel in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Every tree is an angel!

  2. Liam Hemsworth:

    You are a sweet, sweet angel.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Being peaceful is being angel!

  4. Pastor Sylvester L. Wilson:

    God came back just to get his angel.

  5. Angel Nelson:

    She made Angel Nelson feel different.

Images & Illustrations of Angel

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