Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “kindred spirit”

See all translations

kindred spirit

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɪn.drədˈspɪr.ɪt/ old-fashioned us  
a person who has the same opinions, feelings, and interests as you: We recognized each other as kindred spirits as soon as we met.
Translations of “kindred spirit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 志趣相投的人, 志同道合的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 志趣相投的人, 志同道合的人…
(Definition of kindred spirit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of kindred spirit?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More