Definitions

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

  • adj. Worthy of or deserving thanks.

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  • adj. Deserving thanks; worthy of gratitude.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Deserving thanks; worthy of gratitude; mreitorious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Worthy of or deserving thanks; entitled to grateful acknowledgment.

Etymologies

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From thank +‎ -worthy. Cognate with German dankwürdig ("worthy of thanks").

Examples

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  • (adj): meritorious; deserving of thanks or gratitude.

    January 15, 2009