Meaning of guru


Pronunciation: (goor', goo-r'), [key]
— n.
  1. a preceptor giving personal religious instruction.
  2. an intellectual or spiritual guide or leader.
  3. any person who counsels or advises; mentor: The elder senator was her political guru.
  4. a leader in a particular field: the city's cultural gurus.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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