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Definition of "archangel" []

  • A high-ranking angel. (noun)
  • The eighth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "archangel" in a sentence
  • "For me it's a choice between Raphael and Hawke for drinks and since a certain archangel is taken by a certain angel and that she would kick my a** for touching her man, I'll go with Hawke as he's technically not taken yet!"
  • "Raphael said that the only difference between an angel and an archangel is age and experience, so about what age would an angel be able to turn into an archangel?"
  • "Makes me want to kiss a certain archangel, but Elena would kick my ass."