a combining form of worthy, occurring in adjectives that have the general sense “deserving of, fit for” (blameworthy; newsworthy; noteworthy; trustworthy), “capable of travel in or on” (airworthy; roadworthy; seaworthy), as specified by the first word of the compound.

Nearby words

  1. -wise,
  2. -witted,
  3. -woman,
  4. -word,
  5. -worth,
  6. -xion,
  7. -y,
  8. -yer,
  9. -yl,
  10. -ylene

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