Synonyms of worthy in English:



  • 1 a worthy citizen
    virtuous, righteous, good, moral, ethical, upright, upstanding, high-minded, principled, exemplary; law-abiding, irreproachable, blameless, guiltless, unimpeachable, honest, honorable, reputable, decent, respectable, noble, meritorious; pure, saintly, angelic
    informal squeaky clean
    [Antonyms] disreputable
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  • 1 local worthies
    dignitary, personage, VIP, notable, notability, pillar of society, luminary, leading light, big name, grandee
    informal heavyweight, bigwig, top dog, big shot, big cheese, big wheel, big kahuna
    [Antonyms] nobody
  • Phrases

    be worthy of

    your opinions are worthy of our considerationdeservemeritwarrantratejustifyearnbe entitled toqualify for

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