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English definition of “kind-hearted”

kind-hearted

adjective     /ˌkaɪndˈhɑː.tɪd/ US  /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/
A kind-hearted person is one who likes other people a lot and always wants to help them. → Compare hard-heartedKind and thoughtful
(Definition of kind-hearted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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