creditworthy

adjective cred·it·wor·thy \ ˈkre-dit-ˌwər-t͟hē \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of creditworthy

: financially sound enough to justify the extension of credit

creditworthiness

noun

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First Known Use of creditworthy

1840

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CREDITWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners

creditworthy

Definition of creditworthy for English Language Learners

  • : considered able to repay borrowed money


Law Dictionary

creditworthy

adjective cred·it·wor·thy \ ˈkre-dit-ˌwər-t͟hē \

legal Definition of creditworthy

: likely to be able to repay loans or consumer credit

creditworthiness

noun

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