philanthropist

[ fi-lan-thruh-pist ]
/ fɪˈlæn θrə pɪst /

noun

a person who practices philanthropy.

Origin of philanthropist

First recorded in 1720–30; philanthrop(y) + -ist

Related forms

phi·lan·thro·pis·tic, adjective
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