A kind-hearted person, especially a woman, who nurses or comforts others.
More example sentences
- To many men, a nurse in a pub might just be mistaken for a ministering angel.
- Well, a ministering angel flew out of the night.
- Besides, she was a distinguished Indologist with her own career to pursue, whereas Elizabeth was a ministering angel.
early 17th century: with biblical allusion to Mark 1:13.