guiding spirit Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "guiding spirit" - English Dictionary

See all translations

guiding spiritnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (also guiding light)
a person who influences a person or group and shows them how to do something successfully: She was the founder of the company and its guiding spirit.
Translations of “guiding spirit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 指路人, 指路明燈, 舵手…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指路人, 指路明灯, 舵手…
(Definition of guiding spirit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of guiding spirit?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More