fightworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fight +‎ -worthy.

Adjective[edit]

fightworthy (comparative fightworthier or more fightworthy, superlative fightworthiest or most fightworthy)

  1. Worthy of fight or of a fight; combatworthy; combatable; worth being fought or fought for.
    • 1905, Eiríkr Magnússon, William Morris, The Saga library: Volume 6 - Page 149:
      [...] being informed that Knut is still in England, but preparing for war, he sends home the less fightworthy part of his host [...]
    • 2000, Steven Spielberg, Lester D. Friedman, Brent Notbohm, Steven Spielberg: Interviews - Page 78:
      However, the Americans were not portrayed as fightworthy.
    • 2010, Laura Quimby, The Carnival of Lost Souls:
      He was worthy—fightworthy, trick-worthy, magic-worthy. All he had to do now was jump.
    • 2011, Debra White Smith, Lone Star Intrigue:
      "[...] I'm normally more fightworthy than this, but he took me by surprise and had me sprawled before I knew what hit me."