Examples of helpful in a sentence
A helpful neighbor shoveled our walkway.
a kind and helpful person
Origin and Etymology of helpful
First Known Use: 14th century
HELPFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of helpful for English Language Learners
: making it easier to do a job, deal with a problem, etc. : giving help
: willing to help other people
HELPFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of helpful for Students
: providing help <a helpful idea>
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