Definition of Guardian Angel by Merriam-Webster

Guardian Angels, Powerful Guardian Angels, Archangel Raguel, Archangel Uriel, Archangel Jophiel

He has become a

guardian angel

for struggling young artists.

his work with the pet rescue center has led many to hail him as a

guardian angel

and friend to all animals

Recent Examples on the Web

But this isn’t the kind of

guardian angel

who actually saves you.

Lev Grossman,

New York Times

, “Are Her Characters Seeing Things? Maybe. Maybe Not.,” 5 Apr. 2018

And to me, that’s like my

guardian angel

who saved me that day.

Fox News

, “Former Senate aide James Wolfe arrested for lying to FBI,” 9 June 2018


guardian angel

in the Senate is Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a fellow Kentuckian.

David Jackson,


, “Supreme Court nominee short list features candidates President Trump likes for different reasons,” 3 July 2018

Clara Daly answered the call, and the 15-year-old became Cook’s

guardian angel

for the flight.

Christopher Muther,

, “Six ways we can all be more civil and helpful to each other on planes,” 26 June 2018

Nilsa Adorno, 30, a quirky kind of urban

guardian angel

sporting tattoos, facial piercings, a Batman T-shirt, and black sunglasses adorned with white skulls, squirted a dollop of hand sanitizer into each tiny palm.

Alfred Lubrano,

, “Fighting summer hunger block by block, lunch by lunch,” 20 June 2018


guardian angel

took about 150 man hours to create, said Mellor.

Michelle Theriault Boots,

Anchorage Daily News

, “Here are the 2018 award-winning Fur Rondy snow sculptures,” 26 Feb. 2018

In a device that mimics Robert Bresson’s 1951 film Diary of a Country Priest, which Schrader’s film draws on structurally and thematically, Jeffers serves as a kind of mentor and

guardian angel

for Toller and for First Reformed.

Alissa Wilkinson,


, “First Reformed, starring Ethan Hawke, is bruising, vital, and one of the year’s best films,” 25 May 2018

And in doing that, the loss of my mother would transcend her role in my life as not only my

guardian angel

but my style icon.

Ella Cajayon,

Teen Vogue

, “What I Learned About Personal Style After Losing My Mother,” 11 May 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘guardian angel.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.

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