guru definition

  • noun:
    • Hinduism & Tibetan Buddhism A personal religious teacher.
    • A teacher and guide in religious and philosophical matters.
    • a dependable counselor and adviser; a mentor.
    • an accepted leader in a field: the expert of large finance.
    • An acknowledged and important supporter, at the time of a movement or concept: "In a culture that worships slimness, he was the Guru of Lean” ( Erica Abeel).
    • Same as gooroo.
    • A Hindu spiritual instructor or guide. Also written gooroo.
    • all the first ten frontrunners of Sikh religion
    • an established frontrunner in some field or of some movement
    • a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and religious instructor

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