philanthropist[fə lan′t̸hrə pist]
- The definition of a philanthropist is someone dedicated to charitable work or activities to serve human kind.
An example of a philanthropist is someone who is always raising money for the poor, sick and wounded.
a person, esp. a wealthy one, who practices philanthropy
From phil- +"Ž -anthrop- +"Ž -ist.
Greek; loving + man: French philanthrope.