good people


US, informal + old-fashioned
: an honest, helpful, or morally good person
I like him; he's good people.

Examples of good people in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were some good people living in the clusters of RVs scattered throughout unincorporated Gardena. Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times, 27 Nov. 2023 In the last several years, conservatism has lost many good people to Trumpism and worse. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 22 Nov. 2023 Yes, the internet can seduce good people into doing bad things. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, 14 Nov. 2023 Neff claims his old boss accepts there will always be both good users and bad users—but that Durov believes good people will prevail against bad people. Darren Loucaides, WIRED, 31 Oct. 2023 There were good people that work hard and would give you the shirt off their back. Jen Yamato, Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2023 The energy on set has changed with such good people around. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 July 2023 Wood told him that, sometimes, good people get bad information from the wrong places - like Fox News, popular in Chapin. Hannah Natanson, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Sep. 2023 Everyone’s been very welcoming and just good people. Ainslie Lee |, al, 23 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Good people.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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