From like + -worthy. Compare Old English līcwyrþe (“fit to please; well-pleasing; acceptable; agreeable”, literally “like-worthy”).
likeworthy (comparative likeworthier or more likeworthy, superlative likeworthiest or most likeworthy)
- Worthy of being liked; likeable.
- 1906, Ford Madox Ford, The fifth queen: and how she came to court:
- None of your hatred should have prevented me, for I am a very likeworthy man.
- 2005, Michel Guez, Acta orthopaedica: Supplementum:
- Quite a few literature studies demonstrate likeworthy results with instrumented fusions as with uninstrumented (Thomsen et al. 1997, Fritzell et al. 2002).