see also: Celestial
  • IPA: /səˈlɛst͡ʃəl/, /səˈlɛstiəl/

celestial (not comparable)

  1. Synonym of heavenly#English|heavenly: of or related to Heaven and the divine.
  2. Relating to the sky or outer space, regarded as the realm of the sun, moon, planets, and stars.
    • c. 1595–1596, William Shakespeare, “Loues Labour’s Lost”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene ii]:
      The twelve celestial signs.
  3. (Mormonism) Of or pertaining to the highest degree of glory.
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  • Russian: сла́вный

celestial (plural celestials)

  1. An inhabitant of heaven.

celestial (plural celestials)

  1. (obsolete, sometimes, capitalized) A native of China.
  2. (obsolete, slang) by extension, an East Asian person.


celestial (plural celestials)

  1. (historical) a person from the Celestial Empire usually associated with the period of the Qing Dynasty

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