holy (adjective) LISTEN
Holy means ‘sacred by religious authority.’
- The Qur'an is the holy book of Islam.
- Jerusalem is a holy city.
Holy also means ‘saintly or pious.’
- Mother Teresa was a holy woman.
- The rabbi tried to lead a holy life.
Don't confuse it with
wholly: totally. Example: “Lake Michigan is the only Great Lake that is wholly within the United States.”
holly: a tree or shrub with bright leaves and red berries. Example: “The Christmas wreath on the front door was made of holly.”
In pop culture
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a classic in British comedy. If you like this trailer, you should definitely see the whole movie: