do-gooder


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do-gooder

(ˈdugʊdɚ)
n. a person who is always trying to help others. (Often derogatory.) I don’t consider myself a do-gooder, but I try to help people.
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Today's event demonstrates that good, green choices should be a part of every aspect of our lives -- from the way we dress to the food we eat to the way we care for our cats," said Renee Loux, green living expert, author and spokesperson for the Yesterday's News Do-Gooder Design Challenge.
The actress, singer and fashionista has turned do-gooder for a new programme for BBC Three.
Captain Do-Gooder walked into the Laundromat wearing his neon green cape, purple mask, and matching boots.
The plot gets really thick, involving arson, blackmailed immigrants, a hypocritical do-gooder, kidnapping, and maybe total ruin for Andy and Cyril.
If I wanted to be a do-gooder I would dish out soup to the homeless or something.
Turns out some wealthy do-gooder decided to give Baggio a donation of US$15,000--in the form of a large, cardboard novelty check, the kind usually reserved for lottery winners.
Sharif, dreadlocked, homosexual and heroic, is the do-gooder, organizing protests, checking on old folks and rescuing damsels in distress.
As a do-gooder and exponent of athletes' rights, we might have been expected to align with the abused player.
The artist depicts the star of Maude, that '70s sitcom about an uppermiddle-class do-gooder, women's libber, and suburban wit--not Arthur's later incarnation in The Golden Girls.
Cause I was tired of getting tickets, tired of getting kicked out of spots, tired of do-gooder pedestrians calling the cops on their cell phones and yelling at you, jumping in your way, knobbing everything, hearing about what trick so-and-so did on the rail before you can even lipslide it; just all the competition.
That makes it difficult, if not impossible, for them to be written off as do-gooder liberals.
In addition to having secured Quebec rights to this year's Cannes Palme d'Or winner, Lars Von Trier's Dancer in the Dark, the company's schedule boasts three much-awaited Quebecois independent films: Robert Favreau's Les Muses orphelines, an adaptation of Michel Marc Bouchard's acclaimed play; Philippe Falardeau's La Moitie gauche dufrigo, the quirky story of a 20-something out-of-work actor who decides to make a documentary of his roommate's search for a job; and Mario Chabot's first feature, Mechant Party, a grating comedy set on Halloween night, starring David La Haye as a hapless junkie who kidnaps timid do-gooder Roc Lafortune.
To Jesse Jones, Wallace was simply "a crackpot, a misty-eyed dreamer, a messianic do-gooder .
Whether you worship Christ Or whether you worship Buddha If you go to church or are just A plain do-gooder Whether you read the Bible Or whether you read the Koran Or if you find Confucius Leaves you quite a fan Whether you go to the synagogue Or whether you go to the Chapel Or if religion is something With which you just don't grapple.