Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A compassionate person who unselfishly helps others.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After the Samaritan passerby in the New Testament parable who was the only person to aid a man who had been beaten and robbed (Luke 10:30-37).

Examples

  • Hindi na yung fone mo ang gagamitin mo sa pagkuha ng pictures. rayon 16 Jul 2007 at 4: 33 pm naks! welcome to the dslr world of photography, eto lang masasabi ko aj (pen makinig ka) walang katapusang paggastos ang pinasukan mo, hehehe the Canon coffee table book is not to inspire you to take photos but rather it is a marketing ploy that is aimed at opening your eyes (brainwashing is too harsh a term) to the better, higher quality canon glass ….

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