guru guru  /ˈɡu ˌru/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
  2. (n) each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion
  3. (n) a recognized leader in some field or of some movement

Usage(s):

  1. He is called Balyogeshwar Param Hans Satgurudev Shri Sant Ji Maharajhardly a name likely to become a household word.
  2. The guru's followers, who had virtually taken over a small town near the commune, voted this month to change the name of the site from Rajneesh back to the earlier one, Antelope.
  3. Looking ahead to the stimulus, here 's a profile for your weekend reading pleasure of Congress's infrastructure guru.

News

  1. Tattoo guru comes to Miami for the annual TattooLaPalooza

    Tattoo guru comes to Miami for the annual TattooLaPalooza
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. Guru Favorite Bruce Berkowitz Slashes Stake in MBIA

    Bruce Berkowitz maintains his status as a favorite among the gurus by his impressive track record as well as for his knack for making successful bets on the right companies. The guru is known
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Guru Stocks at 52-Week Highs

    According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs , these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs. [size=13px; line-height: 1.22] Liberty Media Corporation ( LMCB ) Reached the
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "Someone is going to get very smart in a hurry," Nets president Rod Thorn said. "There is going to be a GM who all the sudden becomes a guru and a coach that is going to be very good."
    on May 21, 2007 By: Rod Thorn Source: SI.com

  2. Thackeray said he did not support any kind of terrorism that "weakens the country and we regret the loss of life in the Malegaon incident. But if the pseudo secularists in the country are supportive of Afzal Guru (Parliament attack convict), why...
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Bal Thackeray Source: Expressindia.com

  3. "A guru to Ian Chappell and Shane Warne among others, he is perhaps the most influential cricketer and cricket personality since the Second World War," says cricket writer Gideon Haigh. "As a leg-spinner, he was full of baits and traps, and...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Gideon Haigh Source: ABC Online

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