noteworthy

adjective note·wor·thy \ ˈnōt-ˌwər-t͟hē \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of noteworthy

: worthy of or attracting attention especially because of some special excellence
  • a noteworthy contribution

noteworthily

play \ˈnōt-ˌwər-t͟hə-lē\ adverb

noteworthiness

play \ˈnōt-ˌwər-t͟hē-nəs\ noun

Examples of noteworthy in a Sentence

  1. He gave several noteworthy performances during his short career.

  2. Nothing noteworthy happened that evening.

  3. Her art is noteworthy for its great quality and beauty.

Recent Examples of noteworthy from the Web

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First Known Use of noteworthy

1552


NOTEWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners

noteworthy

adjective

Definition of noteworthy for English Language Learners

  • : important or interesting enough to be noticed : deserving attention


NOTEWORTHY Defined for Kids

noteworthy

adjective note·wor·thy \ ˈnōt-ˌwər-t͟hē \

Definition of noteworthy for Students

: worthy of attention : remarkable
  • a noteworthy event


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