Definition of heavenly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhevnli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhevnli//
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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with heaven our heavenly Father (= God) the heavenly kingdom
  2. 2[only before noun] connected with the sky heavenly bodies (= the sun, moon, stars and planets) See related entries: Sky
  3. 3(informal) very pleasant synonym wonderful a heavenly morning/feeling This place is heavenly. It was a heavenly morning for a ride.
  4. Word OriginOld English heofonlic (see heaven, -ly).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heavenly