Definition of do-goodery in English:



See do-gooder

  • ‘An image of wholesome do-goodery, of scrubbed cheeks and Norman Rockwell freshness, rose obediently in my mind.’
  • ‘All of these books contain the author staggering and swearing his way through the messes of socialism and do-goodery in our country and elsewhere.’
  • ‘He is a soldier, for whom sending people out to war, to risk life and limb in the service of do-goodery is a prescription for lots of dead soldiers, limitless commitments, and frustrated hopes.’
  • ‘What we heard was lovely, and filled the park with a rolling ambience of peace and do-goodery.’
  • ‘The fans are similarly filled with a spirit of do-goodery.’