Definition of do-goodery in English:

do-goodery

noun

  • See do-gooder

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘What we heard was lovely, and filled the park with a rolling ambience of peace and do-goodery.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘An image of wholesome do-goodery, of scrubbed cheeks and Norman Rockwell freshness, rose obediently in my mind.’
    • ‘The fans are similarly filled with a spirit of do-goodery.’

Pronunciation

do-goodery

/duːˈɡʊdəri/