AskDefine | Define godsend

Dictionary Definition

godsend n : a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed lik an assembly line" [syn: boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce]

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Etymology

goddes sand - God’s message

Noun

  1. An unexpected good fortune or benefit; a windfall.

Translations

an unexpected good fortune

Extensive Definition

Godsend may refer to:
godsend in Dutch: Godsend

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

advantage, benediction, benefit, blessing, boast, bonanza, boon, catch, diamond, find, gem, gift, good thing, jewel, loaves and fishes, manna, manna from heaven, pearl, plum, pride, pride and joy, prize, treasure, trophy, trouvaille, windfall, winner
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