The planets and stars are celestial bodies.
- The definition of celestial is relating to the sky or heavens or the spiritual heaven.
- An example of celestial is the nature of a sky.
- An example of celestial is the nature of an angel.
- A celestial is defined as a dweller of heaven.
An example of celestial is an angel.
- of or in the sky or universe, as planets or stars
- of heaven; divine: celestial beings
- highest; perfect: celestial bliss
- [C-] of the former Chinese Empire
Origin of celestialMiddle English and Old French from Classical Latin caelestis from caelum, heaven: for Indo-European base see chintz
- Of or relating to the sky or physical universe as understood in astronomy: Planets are celestial bodies.
- Of or relating to heaven; divine: celestial beings.
- Supremely good; sublime: celestial happiness.
- Celestial Of or relating to the Chinese people or to the former Chinese Empire.
Origin of celestialMiddle English from Old French from Medieval Latin celestiālis from Latin caelestis from caelum sky
- An inhabitant of heaven.
- (obsolete, sometimes capitalized) A native of China.
- (obsolete, slang) by extension, an East Asian person.
From Celestial Empire, a formerly used name for China.