Definition of Philanthropist

1. Noun. Someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being.




Definition of Philanthropist

1. n. One who practices philanthropy; one who loves mankind, and seeks to promote the good of others.

Definition of Philanthropist

1. Noun. A person who loves mankind (the human race) in general. ¹

2. Noun. A very generous person or institution. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Philanthropist

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Literary usage of Philanthropist

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1. James Mill: A Biography by Alexander Bain (1882)
"Thus, the philanthropist was projected in the summer of 1810, and only one page and a quarter are devoted ... Now, although the philanthropist was only an ..."

2. Social Silhouettes by George William Erskine Russell (1906)
"CHAPTER XLII THE PROFESSIONAL philanthropist "WE must never forget that, alongside of any ... The Professional philanthropist is not a desirable person, ..."

3. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"... A SCOTCH-AMERICAN philanthropist ANDREW CARNEGIE FULL of fascinating interest is the life story of the boy who at twelve years of age entered a cotton ..."

4. Recollections of a Lifetime by Roeliff Brinkerhoff (1900)
"CAREER AS A philanthropist. Ohio Board of State Charities—Secretary AG ... A philanthropist, according to the dictionary, is "one who loves and serves ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1855)
"LETTER OF JOHN HOWARD THE philanthropist FROM THE CRIMEA. Mr. Field of Reading, author of a Life of the philanthropist Howard, published in 1850, ..."

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