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do-good

[doo-goo d] /ˈduˌgʊd/
adjective
1.
of or befitting a do-gooder.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; back formation from do-gooder
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do-good

adjective

Overtly benign and altruistic: This ''dogood'' laundry list draws sneers


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with do good

do good

Act in an upright, moral way; engage in philanthropy. For example,
Social workers are trained to help people to help themselves, not simply going around doing good
. This term was first recorded in
a.d.
725. Also see
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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