Definition of "philanthropist" []

  • The practice of performing charitable or benevolent actions (noun)
  • Love of mankind in general (noun)
  • A person who loves mankind (the human race) in general. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A very generous person or institution. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "philanthropist" in a sentence
  • "_Once a philanthropist and always a philanthropist_."
  • "For most of my life, the term philanthropist was reserved for the super rich."
  • "But though he's a church member and what they call a philanthropist, I hardly thought he'd stoop to hirin 'this done."