• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gooroo A spiritual teacher, guide, or confessor among the Hindus; a guru.
    • Gooroo an intellectual or spiritual guide or advisor; a mentor. Usually written guru.
    • Gooroo one who has expert knowledge of a technical area and serves as an advisor to others; an expert and teacher. Usually written guru.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gooroo An English spelling of guru.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gooroo . See Guru.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hind. gurū, a spiritual parent or teacher, Skr. guru, heavy, noble, venerable, teacher. Cf. Grief


In literature:

A Thug may betray his father, but never his Gooroo.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions" by Charles Mackay
Krishna Pal had come over with his household, like the Philippian, and at once became his own and their gooroo or priest.
"The Life of William Carey" by George Smith