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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matteo Renzi:

    We need to escape from our 'do gooder' mentality.

  2. Carl DeHaven:

    Knowing Self Being that it's been provn time and time again that it's best to just b oursebves why do some of us strive to be other? At around 7 my mother bought Johnny nd me a sardboard spaceship. I dreamt of space travel. Not long after I awadened to the fact that wasn't my callng. Yes, it's a good thing to come to terms with ourseves and think and act on what is our own selves. As it's true that the more better we each get the more better we all get. Isn't time to b ourselves joining along with other selves towards the gooder for all? This soul hope's so... KnowyerLoved, CWD

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