Definition of protector
protectorshipplay \-ˌship\ noun
Examples of protector in a Sentence
She sees her older brother as her protector.
a protector of free speech
Recent Examples of protector from the Web
Kyle Wiens, the chief executive of iFixit, said that people who care about the longevity of their phone should consider a screen protector because scratches from house keys in your pocket or general wear and tear are commonplace.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board, which presents itself as the protector of Muslim rights, has argued that instant divorce is part of the practice of Islam and thus protected by the Constitution.
As the water protector movement expanded from North Dakota to other states, so did the surveillance.
This was her big brother, her fishing buddy and protector, tall and strong-willed but also kind in sometimes surprising ways.
Once upon a time, math geeks and computer nerds were considered totally uncool, what with their slide rules, pocket protectors and astonishing ability to get bonked in the nose with a fly ball to right field.
Unlike the aforementioned Avengers, who are often steered by the straight-arrow protector Captain America, these supers are a group of no-nonsense New Yorkers.
A UPS is a surge protector and emergency battery in one, meant to keep devices safe and humming along when the power goes out.
Already, the copyright protectors are beginning to break out into a cold sweat.
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First Known Use of protector
PROTECTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of protector for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that protects someone or something
PROTECTOR Defined for Kids
Definition of protector for Students
: a person or thing that shields from harm or is intended to shield from harm
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