good person

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.good person - a person who is good to other people
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
brick - a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy
giver - someone who devotes himself completely; "there are no greater givers than those who give themselves"
good egg - (old-fashioned slang) a good person
mensch, mensh - a decent responsible person with admirable characteristics
plaster saint - a person (considered to be) without human failings; "he's no plaster saint"
rock - (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable; "he was her rock during the crisis"; "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church"--Gospel According to Matthew
holy man, holy person, saint, angel - person of exceptional holiness
square shooter, straight arrow, straight shooter - a frank and honest person
sweetheart - any well-liked individual; "he's a sweetheart"
trouper - a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard working
bad person - a person who does harm to others
References in classic literature ?
You need not be ashamed, sir, of what you are; I promise you no good person will esteem you the less on that account.
He had been taken to that town by some good persons distantly related to his dead father, and by them adopted and tenderly cared for.
Even if one has served in prison, it does not mean that he or she became a good person.
GRAHAM Norton says he doesn't feel like a good person because he leads a selfish life and doesn't do a serious job.
Says Bryan, "People of all ages care about being a good person and being a good person means behaving like a good person.
If the media were honestly looking for solutions to gun violence, they should have jumped on the San Antonio story to show the difference a good person with a gun can make.
He has great delivery and can nick a goal as well, he's an intelligent footballer, a good person to have around the place and a good acquisition.
It would be great if he could get into the Hall of Fame because he deserves it for being such a good jockey and good person.
A good person is someone who treats every single person - even an enemy - with compassion.
She said: "Lindsay is a good person so I want her to turn it around.
Summary: BEIRUT: Arab Tawhid Party leader Wi'am Wahhab said over the weekend that Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati was "a distinguished and good person, but he does not represent ambitions for radical change.
Why is Dracula a good person to take out to dinner?