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Definition of Angel


  1. A messenger.
  2. A spiritual, celestial being, superior to man in power and intelligence. In the Scriptures the angels appear as God's messengers.
  3. One of a class of "fallen angels;" an evil spirit; as, the devil and his angels.
  4. A minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches.
  5. Attendant spirit; genius; demon.
  6. An appellation given to a person supposed to be of angelic goodness or loveliness; a darling.
  7. An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6s. 8d. to 10s.

Angel Quotations

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. - Abraham Lincoln
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln

I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
Marilyn Monroe

I've read everything Thomas Wolfe ever wrote; my brother and I memorized whole chapters of 'You Can't Go Home Again' and 'Look Homeward, Angel.'
Maya Angelou

I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.
Malcolm X

O' What may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!
William Shakespeare
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Angel Translations

angel in Danish is engel
angel in Dutch is engel
angel in Finnish is enkeli
angel in French is ange
angel in German is Engel
angel in Italian is angelo
angel in Latin is angelus
angel in Portuguese is anjo

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