Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of an angel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Resembling an angel.

Etymologies

angel +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Afterward she shewed me a great number of little virgins, vnder the gouernment of three sober and discreete matrones the leaders to so great delight: Adding thereunto very pleasantly (changing hir angellike countenance) My _Poliphilus_, thou shalt vnderstand, that no earthly creature can enter in heere without a burning torch as thou seest me, either with extreeme loue and great paines, or for the fauour and company of those three matrones.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • Some folks possess this admirable, this angellike gift of forgiveness.

    The Virginians

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