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roadworthy

[ rohd-wur-thee ]
/ 藞ro蕣d藢w蓽r 冒i /
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adjective, road路wor路thi路er, road路wor路thi路est.
in suitable operating condition or meeting accepted standards for safe driving on the road: a roadworthy automobile.
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Origin of roadworthy

First recorded in 1810鈥20; road + -worthy

OTHER WORDS FROM roadworthy

road路wor路thi路ness, nounun路road路wor路thy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for roadworthy

roadworthy
/ (藞r蓹蕣d藢w蓽藧冒瑟) /

adjective
(of a motor vehicle) mechanically sound; fit for use on the roads
noun plural -ies
Southern African a certificate of roadworthiness for a motor vehicle

Derived forms of roadworthy

roadworthiness, noun
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