battleworthy

[bat-l-wur-th ee]

adjective

capable of engaging in combat; ready for battle: a decline in the nation's battleworthy forces.

Nearby words

  1. battlepiece,
  2. battleplane,
  3. battleship,
  4. battleship gray,
  5. battlesome,
  6. battologize,
  7. battology,
  8. battue,
  9. battuta,
  10. battuto

Origin of battleworthy

First recorded in 1885–90; battle1 + -worthy

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