battleworthy

[ bat-l-wur-thee ]

adjective
  1. capable of engaging in combat; ready for battle: There had been a decline in the nation's battleworthy forces.

Origin of battleworthy

1
First recorded in 1885–90; battle1 + -worthy

Other words from battleworthy

  • bat·tle·wor·thi·ness, noun

Words Nearby battleworthy

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