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English definition of “gospel”


noun [C] (BOOK)   /ˈɡɑs·pəl/
any of the four books of the Bible that contain details of the life of Jesus The gospel ( truth ) is the complete truth : I don't know what happened to the money , that's the gospel truth .
(Definition of gospel noun (BOOK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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