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From note +‎ -worthy.

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noteworthy (comparative noteworthier, superlative noteworthiest)

  1. Deserving attention; notable; worthy of notice.
    Zukertort represent the other most noteworthy tournaments.
    • 18 November 2014, Daniel Taylor, “England and Wayne Rooney see off Scotland in their own back yard”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Yet Hodgson’s men played with wonderful control. Their young full-backs, Luke Shaw and Nathaniel Clyne, epitomised their composure and Fraser Forster had to make only one noteworthy save before Andy Robertson’s goal, seven minutes from the end of time, temporarily threatened a winning position.
    • 2022 December 14, Robin Leleux, “A royal occasion as heritage projects honoured: Kettering”, in RAIL, number 972, page 56:
      But instead, the distinctive ironwork and glass platform awnings have been carefully refurbished, while making them compatible with the overhead wiring. Kettering's island Platform 2/3 is especially noteworthy. Although it dates from 1879, when the station was enlarged to four platforms, the same original (1857) patterns for the delicate cast-ironwork seem to have been used - [] .

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noteworthy (plural noteworthies)

  1. A noteworthy person.
    • 2009 August 19, Phoebe Eaton, “Charles Finch: The Cannes-Do Guy”, in New York Times[2]:
      One of the French Riviera’s most reliable characters is Charles Finch, a month-of-May migrant worker who jets in for the Cannes Film Festival, bunking up at the stately Hôtel du Cap with the show folk and other noteworthies who come primed to toast their outrageous fortune here with $40 Bellinis.