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guru

noun

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  1. 1 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field one of those weather gurus that the television networks always drag out whenever there's a big blizzard brewing Synonyms of guru ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, expert, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizardWords Related to guru pro, professional; consultant, hired gun, specialist; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan; craftsman, journeyman; all-rounder [British], jack-of-all-trades, Renaissance man; mistressNear Antonyms of guru apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice; dabbler, dilettante; layman, nonprofessionalAntonyms of guru amateur, inexpert, nonexpert

  2. 2 one who brings an art or science to full realization the leading guru of electronic music in the 1960s Synonyms of guru expounder, exponent, high priest, interpreter, practitionerWords Related to guru dean, doyen, grand old man; ideologue (also idealogue), philosopher, theorist; advocate, apostle, backer, booster, champion, promoter, proponent, supporter


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