Simple Definition of guardian
: someone or something that watches or protects something
law : someone who takes care of another person or of another person's property
Examples of guardian
After the death of her parents, her uncle was appointed as her legal guardian.
<the state became his guardian when he was put into protective custody>
Origin of guardian
Middle English gardein, wardein — more at warden
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with guardian
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