What does do-gooder mean?

Definitions for do-gooderˈduˈgʊd ər, -ˌgʊd-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humanitarian, do-gooder, improver(noun)

    someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms


  1. do-gooder(Noun)

    One who advocates or performs what they believe to be the morally superior course of action, even in the face of overwhelming experience or factual evidence that its effect is only irrelevant or harmful.

    Prohibition in the United States was an unsuccessful attempt by do-gooders to save people from the dangers of alcohol, whether they wanted to be saved or not.

  2. Origin: From do + good + -er.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of do-gooder in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of do-gooder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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