guardian angel

noun
Updated on: 10 Jan 2018

Definition of guardian angel

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

Examples of guardian angel in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of guardian angel

circa 1631


GUARDIAN ANGEL Defined for English Language Learners

guardian angel

noun

Definition of guardian angel for English Language Learners

  • : an angel believed to watch and protect someone

  • : a helpful or protective person


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