Definition of creditworthy
: financially sound enough to justify the extension of credit
Recent Examples of creditworthy from the Web
That could lead more creditworthy homeowners to seek home-equity loans to finance projects.
Illinois becomes least creditworthy state in U.S. history.
Discounts and rental fleets support U.S. auto sales in May. Illinois becomes least creditworthy state in U.S. history.
Delinquency rates are low for most debt Household debt has been increasingly shifting toward older and more creditworthy borrowers, Fed researchers said.
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Definition of creditworthy for English Language Learners
: considered able to repay borrowed money
Legal Definition of creditworthy
: likely to be able to repay loans or consumer credit
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