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

  • adj. Sufficiently valuable or important to be worth one's time, effort, or interest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Good and important enough to spend time, effort, or money on.

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

  • adj. sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest

Etymologies

worth +‎ while (Wiktionary)

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