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do-good

[doo-goo d]
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  1. of or befitting a do-gooder.
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Origin of do-good

First recorded in 1965–70; back formation from do-gooder
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Historical Examples

  • Do-good is exhortatory enough, but it rather smacks of works; hence, possibly, the reason why I have only seen it once.

    Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature

    Charles W. Bardsley