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Origin of guardian
pronunciation note for guardian
OTHER WORDS FROM guardianguard·i·an·less, adjectiveun·der·guard·i·an, noun
Words nearby guardian
Example sentences from the Web for guardian
According to a ticket seller who spoke to The Guardian, the site still receives only 10 visitors a day, on average.
Down 29 percent since 2005, according to a Guardian survey of book authors.Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer|Arthur Chu|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I laid out there for two and a half hours and my guardian angel showed up—rapper T.I.,” Stapp told MTV News.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the same interview with the Guardian, he started a diplomatic war with South Africa.
They say The Guardian has been dragging its feet on the pursuit of NSA-related stories while keeping the Times on a short leash.Is The Guardian Holding Back The New York Times’ Snowden Stories?|Lloyd Grove|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Through them their master acted as the guardian of the young king and the suzerain of the kingdom.The English Church in the Middle Ages|William Hunt
Are your cares as a guardian wearing on your nerves, and bringing a need of stimulants?That Girl Montana|Marah Ellis Ryan
She had been lately left a widow by her husband, with the office of guardian to their only child.Red Gauntlet|Sir Walter Scott
"My guardian is very much interested in him," Miss Woodruff went on.Tante|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Through the woods to the right, by paths nearer yet to the far-flung Federal front, paced ten guardian squadrons.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for guardian
- law someone legally appointed to manage the affairs of a person incapable of acting for himself, as a minor or person of unsound mind
- social welfare (in England) a local authority, or person accepted by it, named under the Mental Health Act 1983 as having the powers to require a mentally disordered person to live at a specified place, attend for treatment, and be accessible to a doctor or social worker