Origin of Samaritan
OTHER WORDS FROM SamaritanSa·mar·i·tan·ism, noun
Words nearby Samaritan
How to use Samaritan in a sentence
They include both parents of a 2-year-old boy who was found alone and rescued by a good Samaritan in the aftermath of the shooting, and grandparents who had gone to the parade with their families.
He wandered around from post to post, street to street, the good doctor Samaritan in search of someone to save.Sept. 11, 2001: An ordinary work day, then surreal scenes of dread and death|David Maraniss|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thanks Rovell for pointing that out, all part of being a Good Samaritan, right?Porn Stars Are People Too, Dammit: Lisa Ann’s Notre Dame Date and the Trolling of David Gregory|Aurora Snow|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In one of my homicides, I had one wonderful witness, a legit Good Samaritan with 20-20 vision and photographic memory.The Myth of the Central Park Five|Edward Conlon|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hence, the need for more “good Samaritan” laws that protect people who call for help when someone is overdosing.Legal, Regulated Heroin Could Have Saved Philip Seymour Hoffman|Valerie Vande Panne|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She flagged down the Irvine bus and spoke to an unidentified good samaritan, who brought her to her office and called the police.The Princess & the Peon: Saudi Royal’s Slave Labor Charges|Eliza Shapiro, Christine Pelisek|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Several rabbis assert that the Samaritan was the original tongue; other persons say that it was that of Lower Brittany.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
He was a good Samaritan and unafraid, who is affectionately remembered by a grateful foe.Historic Fredericksburg|John T. Goolrick
I came upon your little daughter not long since playing the part of the Good Samaritan to Raulsburys poor old horse.Three Little Women|Gabrielle E. Jackson
Yes, you find people ready enough to do the good Samaritan without the oil and twopence.
The words and the expressions on the countenances of the others caused the truth to flash upon the good Samaritan.The Phantom of the River|Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for Samaritan
Derived forms of SamaritanSamaritanism, noun
Other Idioms and Phrases with Samaritan
see good Samaritan.