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worthy

noun

1 worthy

An important, honorable person (word is often used humorously).

Roget 948: good man, honest man, worthy.    good woman, perfect lady, Madonna.    model, paragon etc. (perfection) 650; good example; hero, ... show more

Roget 873: distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], ... show more

Dutch: dignitaris, hoogwaardigheidsbekleder, waardigheidsbekleder



adjective

1 worthy

Having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable.

Roget 944: virtuous, good; innocent etc. 946; meritorious, deserving, worthy, desertful, correct; dutiful, duteous; moral; ... show more

Roget 812a: valuable, estimable; worthwhile; worthy, full of worth.    precious (expensive) 814.   

2 worthy

Worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse.

synonyms: desirable, suitable.

3 worthy

Having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, Establishment, VIP, able, acceptable, acceptable person, admirable, admissible, aristocratic, au fait, august, baron, beyond all praise, beyond price, big gun, big man, big name, bigwig, blameless, brass ... show more.

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