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do-good

[doo-goo d] /ˈduˌgʊd/
adjective
1.
of or befitting a do-gooder.
Origin of do-good
1965-1970
1965-70; back formation from do-gooder
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  • do-good is exhortatory enough, but it rather smacks of works; hence, possibly, the reason why I have only seen it once.

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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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