Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Deserving notice or attention; notable: a noteworthy advance in cancer research.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Deserving attention; notable; worthy of notice.
  • n. A noteworthy person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Worthy of observation or notice; remarkable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Worthy of being noted or carefully observed; remarkable; worthy of observation or notice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. worthy of notice
  • adj. worthy of notice

Etymologies

From note +‎ -worthy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Especially noteworthy is how well Washington has performed compared to states with no income tax.

    The Bill Gates Income Tax

  • "We're a winning program over the last decade, and what makes it noteworthy is that we're doing it at a reasonable price compared to others around the country."

    Boise State's success leads to financial security for assistants

  • Also noteworthy is his bambooGingko Light coffee table, masterfully crafted with tenon joints highlighted with black sumi ink.

    Bamboo Bed

  • Also noteworthy is that 44% of taxes paid in the upper income bracket are on capital gains.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Bush Tax Cuts

  • What was so noteworthy is how much Harlem has retained its “favor” many of these same characters depicted we passed on our way to the gala.

    Walter’s World: Ailey At The Apollo «

  • Also noteworthy is a new feature called Extended Protection for Authentication, which prevents many sophisticated man-in-the-middle attacks that can strike at some of our most trusted security protocols (such as SSL and TLS).

    The InfoWorld expert guide to Windows 7 security

  • Especially noteworthy is the fact that interracial marriage rates have gone up sharply for blacks, as well as other groups:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Interracial Marriage Rates Going Up

  • Equally noteworthy is the fact that, except for Fred Lewis Pattee's commentaries during the 1920's, it would be more than a half-century before similar insights would surface again in Jack London criticism.

    America's Greatest World Novel

  • What makes this debate noteworthy is not only its substance, but its character — the who and the how.

    The Petraeus Doctrine

  • Particularly noteworthy is the ability of departing and incoming submarines to leave and enter the base underwater, thus significantly enhancing their ability to remain hidden from prying eyes.

    Archive 2008-04-27

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  • JM hears so many musicians who just aren’t noteworthy.

    July 4, 2011