Definition of guardian angel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


guardian angel

BrE BrE//ˌɡɑːdiən ˈeɪndʒl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡɑːrdiən ˈeɪndʒl//
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a spirit that some people believe protects and guides them, especially when they are in danger (figurative) A delightful guide was my guardian angel for the first week of the tour.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: guardian angel