Definition of godsend in English:

godsend

Syllabification: god·send
Pronunciation: /ˈgädˌsend
 
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noun

  • A very helpful or valuable event, person, or thing: this highway is a godsend to the local community
    More example sentences
    • This article is a godsend because it is extremely difficult to get people to understand why my son is on a special diet.
    • An object of derision though she may be to some, to others the celebrity fashion icon is a godsend, for rarely does she also possess a model figure.
    • So the 1996 film Brassed Off was a godsend in one sense, but a mixed blessing in another.
    Synonyms
    boon, blessing, bonus, plus, benefit, advantage, help, aid, asset; stroke of luck, windfall, manna (from heaven)

Origin

early 19th century: from God's send 'what God has sent'.

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