guardian angel


guardian angel

noun

: 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

Examples of GUARDIAN ANGEL

  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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