Good Samaritan

noun

Definition of Good Samaritan

  1. :  samaritan 2

Examples of good samaritan in a Sentence

  1. We had a flat tire on the highway but fortunately a Good Samaritan stopped to help us change it.

First Known Use of good samaritan

1843


GOOD SAMARITAN Defined for English Language Learners

Good Samaritan

noun

Definition of Good Samaritan for English Language Learners

  • : a person who helps other people and especially strangers when they have trouble


Law Dictionary

good samaritan

noun good sa·mar·i·tan \-sə-ˈmar-ə-tən\

Legal Definition of good samaritan

  1. :  one who voluntarily renders aid to another in distress although under no duty to do so

Origin and Etymology of good samaritan

from the good Samaritan in the New Testament parable (Luke 10:30–37)


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