noun body·guard \ˈbä-dē-ˌgärd\

: a person or group of people whose job is to protect someone

Full Definition of BODYGUARD

:  a usually armed attendant or group of attendants whose duty is to protect a person

Examples of BODYGUARD

  1. They entered the building surrounded by bodyguards.
  2. a member of the royal bodyguard

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BODYGUARD Defined for Kids


noun body·guard \ˈbä-dē-ˌgärd\

Definition of BODYGUARD for Kids

:  a person or a group of persons whose duty it is to protect someone


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