songworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From song +‎ -worthy.

Adjective[edit]

songworthy (comparative more songworthy, superlative most songworthy)

  1. Worthy of song or of being sung.
    • 1999, Tim Riley, Hard rain: a Dylan commentary:
      That he comes up a shade self-pitying (he still goes barefoot) is reconciled only by the fact that he's made the subject songworthy this late in his career.
  2. Worthy of being sung about.
    • 1873, John Addington Symonds, Studies of the Greek poets: Volume 1:
      [...] which contains this truly beautiful description of a thoroughly successful life as imagined by a Greek: "That man is happy and songworthy by the skilled, who, victorious by might of hand or vigour of foot, achieves the greatest prizes with daring and with strength; [...]