el ángel
-the angel
See the entry for ángel.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (cherub)
a. angel
Cuando era más pequeña me imaginaba que los ángeles eran niños rubios que vivían en las nubes.When I was younger I thought that angels were blond children who lived in the clouds.
2. (sweetheart)
a. angel
Nicolás es un ángel porque cuidó de mí pacientemente cuando estuve enferma.Nicolas is such an angel because he patiently looked after me when I was sick.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. angel
ángel custodio o de la guardaguardian angel
tener ángelto have something special
¡eres un ángel!you're an angel!
1 angel
pasó un ángel (silencio) there was a sudden silence; (en charla) there was a lull in the conversation
ángel caído fallen angel
ángel custodio ángel de la guarda guardian angel
ángel del infierno hell's angel
ángel exterminador angel of death
2 (gracia)
tener ángel to have charm; be very charming; tener mal ángel to be a nasty piece of work (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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