a kindred soul

a kindred soul

A person who shares several or many fundamental beliefs, ideas, convictions, sentiments, attitudes, and/or interests with oneself. It didn't take long to figure out that John is a kindred soul, and we've been the closest of friends ever since we met.
See also: kindred, soul
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Fans of Douglas Adams will recognize a kindred soul in Holt, whose funny protagonists finds themselves in all manner of strange circumstances.
Jonze loved the script and found a kindred soul in Kaufman, a man whose absurdist take on life closely matches his own.
While Acres performed blessings of expectedly ironic things (master tapes, a poodle, Christian kitsch), another, clearly sincere, Christian artist came up, tears streaming down his cheeks, overjoyed to find a kindred soul.
Adults are sure to recall their own preteen years, and kids will leave with the feeling that they have found a kindred soul in Anastasia.