Synonyms for Guru:

n.

careline, adviser, council, back seat driver, career coach, elder, Dutch Uncle. Divali, devi, brahmin, dhoti, Dalit, Diwali, ashram, dharma, brahman, caste. angel (noun)
Seraphim, daemon, archangel, guardian, guardian angel, Cherubim, spirit, demon, angel, cherub.
authority (noun)
kingpin.
master (noun)
headmaster, mandarin, governor, landlord, commandant, landlady, star, senior, lord, titleholder, abbot, head, leader, kingpin, manager, ruler, proprietor, mother, proprietress, headmistress, commander, principal, president, chief, director, captain, authority, dean, sire, squire, officer, executive, master, quartermaster, maestro, mahatma.
mentor, guide (noun)
sage, authority, master, tutor, teacher, leader.
oracle (noun)
sorcerer, oracle, forecaster, prophet, psychic, soothsayer, seer, predictor, diviner, fortune teller.
sage (noun)
genius, sage, thinker, doctor, expert, wise person, intellectual, consultant, adept, scholar, savant, professor, philosopher.
teacher (noun)
guide, schoolmaster, trainer, counselor, educator, tutor, instructor, coach, advisor, teacher, schoolmistress, mentor, lecturer.

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Other relevant words:
brahman, adviser, elder, brahmin.

Usage examples for guru

  1. Guru had already leaped back into the mouth of his cave. – The Lost Warship by Robert Moore Williams
  2. If Guru is afraid, Guru may stay here. – The Lost Warship by Robert Moore Williams