gutmensch

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Gutmensch.

Noun[edit]

gutmensch m (plural gutmenschen, diminutive gutmenschje n)

  1. (derogatory) do-gooder; person who has a naïve and unreflected conviction of their own moral superiority
  2. (derogatory, in particular) someone overly concerned with political correctness

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes spelt Gutmensch, preserving the German capitalization.

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