guardian angel

guardian angel


: an angel believed to watch and protect someone

: a helpful or protective person

Full Definition of GUARDIAN ANGEL

:  an angel believed to have special care of a particular individual; broadly :  savior 1, protector


  1. He has become a guardian angel for struggling young artists.
  2. <his work with the pet rescue center has led many to hail him as a guardian angel and friend to all animals>

First Known Use of GUARDIAN ANGEL

circa 1631


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