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angel definition

  1. n.
    a secret financier. : I was hoping for an angel to see this project through, but all the fat-cats seem to have disappeared.
  2. n.
    a sweetheart. (Also a term of address.) : Okay, angel, let's get in the car.
  3. n.
    a sniper hiding in a high place, such as on the roof of a building. : The guards looked upward, watching for angels.
  4. n.
    1,000 feet of altitude, in flight. : At about eighteen angels, we began to level out.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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