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English definition of “-worthy”

-worthy

suffix     /-wɜː.ði/ US  /-wɝː-/
suitable or deserving to receive a particular thing: trustworthy creditworthy newsworthy Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodDeserving and deserved describes a boat , aircraft , or vehicle that is suitable to be used safely in a particular substance or environment : seaworthy roadworthy Safe and secure
(Definition of -worthy suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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