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A spirit that is believed to watch over and protect a person or place.
defender, preserver, bodyguard, minder, guardian, guard, champion, watchdog, ombudsman, knight in shining armour, patron, chaperone, escort, keeper, custodianView synonyms
- ‘She told me that I had a guardian angel, apparently everyone has.’
- ‘Catherine and her guardian angel prove him wrong by resisting and dispersing the spirits.’
- ‘I explained to him that Mommy was called back to heaven to become our guardian angel.’
- ‘She looked like an angel, a guardian angel sitting on this bench with me in the rain.’
- ‘Well you can find classes on how to talk to your dead pets, how to identify your guardian angel, how to bend spoons…’
- ‘Since she was a child he had watched her, almost like a guardian angel.’
- ‘It was as if I had a guardian angel watching over me.’
- ‘When she put her feet on the highway again, she thanked her guardian angel for her preservation.’
- ‘I looked around, hoping, praying to a guardian angel to help me get out of this predicament.’
- ‘I think my guardian angel was a well placed African pilgrim whose face I'll never forget.’
- ‘Maybe my guardian angel was just saying it wasn't my time, and maybe it was my husband's, saying it wasn't his time.’
- ‘But now thanks to a guardian angel, he's fulfilling another one of his dreams.’
- ‘Don't drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.’
- ‘Perhaps you can consider me a guardian angel of sorts, but do not fear me.’
- ‘He's my guardian angel, and I hope one day I'll have courage enough to tell him this.’
- ‘Then my inquisitive friend asked the her, ‘Does Johannes have a guardian angel?’’
- ‘She looked as if she had seen an angel in disguise, perhaps a guardian angel.’
- ‘His guardian angel must have been watching over him.’
- ‘Just command your higher self, guardian angel, spirit guide, animal totem or whoever to make a snap decision for you.’
- ‘She was saved by the grace of our heavenly Father, saved by a guardian angel.’
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