English adjective: worthy
|1.||worthy having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable|
|Samples||A worthy fellow.|
A worthy cause.
|Similar||applaudable, commendable, creditable, cum laude, deserving, exemplary, laudable, magna cum laude, meritable, meritorious, model, notable, noteworthy, praiseworthy, precious, quotable, sacred, summa cum laude, valuable, valued, worth, worthful, worthwhile|
|See also||estimable, good, honorable, honourable, righteous, valuable|
|2.||worthy worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse|
|Samples||The parents found the girl suitable for their son.|
|3.||worthy having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way|
|Samples||Behavior worthy of reprobation.|
A fact worthy of attention.
English noun: worthy
|1.||worthy (person) an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)|
|Samples||He told his story to some conservative worthies.|
Local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable.
|Broader (hypernym)||important person, influential person, personage|