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creditworthy

[ kred-it-wur-th ee ]
/ ˈkrɛd ɪtˌwɜr ði /
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adjective

having a satisfactory credit rating.

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proved, approved, certified, proven, dependable, loyal, reliable, safe, tried-and-true, trustworthy, trusty, tried

Nearby words

credit, letter of, credit-reference agency, creditable, creditor, credits, creditworthy, credo, credulity, credulous, credulously, credé's method

Origin of creditworthy

1555–65, for an earlier sense; credit + -worthy
Related formscred·it·wor·thi·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for creditworthy

  • Banks need to lend to creditworthy borrowers, not just to meet arbitrary government mandates.

    Don't Repeat Japan's Mistake|Stephen Robert|March 17, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • He didn't feel either institution was creditworthy when they came to the Fed in the end, hat in hand.

    The Man Who Saw the Crisis Coming|William D. Cohan|November 17, 2008|DAILY BEAST
  • The person making the payment carries with him a card that confirms that he is creditworthy and will honour his obligations.

    After the Rain|Sam Vaknin

British Dictionary definitions for creditworthy

creditworthy

/ (ˈkrɛdɪtˌwɜːðɪ) /

adjective

(of an individual or business enterprise) adjudged as meriting credit on the basis of such factors as earning power, previous record of debt repayment, etc
Derived Formscreditworthiness, noun
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