Angel

Angel

WordNet



noun


(1)   The highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
(2)   Spiritual being attendant upon God
(3)   Invests in a theatrical production
(4)   Person of exceptional holiness
Wiktonary



Proper noun



  1. , from Angelo or an anglicized spelling of Ángel.
  2. from the English noun angel.
  3. A player on the team the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim".
    • Smith became an Angel as a result of a pre-season trade.

Quotations

  • 1973 Roald Dahl: More Tales of the Unexpected: Mr Botibol:
    "What is your first name, Mr Botibol? What does the A stand for?"
    "Angel," he answered.
    "Not Angel."
    "Yes," he said irritably.
    "Angel Botibol," she murmured and she began to giggle. But she checked herself and said, "I think it's a most unusual and distinguished name."