Saint - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- person of exceptional holiness (syn: angel)
- model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal (syn: apotheosis, ideal, nonesuch, nonpareil, nonsuch, paragon)
He was declared a saint in the fifth century.
The salesperson was a saint for putting up with them.
His wife must have been a saint to put up with him for all those years.
...you'll need the patience of a saint and the cerebrum of a rocket scientist to figure out the solution to this brainteaser...
...a saint who is often held up as a model of chastity...
...a naturalistic depiction of Saint Peter that shows him as a humble fisherman and without the traditional halo...
They erected a shrine to the saint.
She is venerated as a saint.
...the white marble sculpture of the saint in the throes of divine ecstasy is strikingly offset by a gilt aureole...
Unfortunately the public conflated fiction with reality and made her into a saint.
Saint Genevieve is the saviour of Paris.
This silly chatter would vex a saint.
Now Saint Peter at Heaven's wicket seems to wait them with his keys.
You need the patience of a saint for this job.