American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Naively idealistic in the support of philanthropic or humanitarian causes.
“What began as a social group for men has evolved into a do-good organization that benefits an entire community.”
“Voluntour vacations or do-good vacations are fast becoming a popular way to plan your excursions and volunteer.”
“Consider adding a voluntour or do-good component to your next vacation!”
“By taking a voluntour or do-good vacation, here are some benefits to you:”
“Is Unu a throwback to braggart vigilante hackers of a few years ago, like the German school boy, Sven Jaschan, who back in 2004 released the devastating Sasser worm as part of his do-good campaign to stop the MyDoom worm?”
“Nearly forty years after its founding, it broke out of do-good environmentalist circles and debuted across the glossy covers of Vanity Fair and Vogue.”
“While B Corp certification can be used for do-good marketing purposes, it wouldn't hold up in an investor lawsuit.”
“But these past two decades have seen a rise in self-serving do-good work, and a miserable decline in our self-awareness.”
“Three of the four seem to be: Michael, a hardware salesman; his wife, Penelope (Ms. Foster), an occasional writer of do-good prose; and Nancy Cowan (Ms. Winslet), a smart investment broker.”
“Effective philanthropy is the intersection between one's do-good soul and be-sound mind.”
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