creditworthy

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

Definition of creditworthy

:financially sound enough to justify the extension of credit

creditworthiness

noun

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First Known Use of creditworthy

1840


CREDITWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners

creditworthy

adjective

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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