Definition of do-gooding in US English:

do-gooding

noun

  • See do-gooder

    • ‘One small downside to the couple's do-gooding crusade is the official functions.’
    • ‘Jenny, the do-gooding vicar, is living on borrowed time in that she knows her church is to be turned into a health club.’
    • ‘This bill is one of those prime examples of middle-class do-gooding.’
    • ‘I explain I'm in the market for some do-gooding.’
    • ‘All this do-gooding has apparently restored Hilton's television career.’