speechworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From speech +‎ -worthy.

Adjective[edit]

speechworthy (comparative speechworthier or more speechworthy, superlative speechworthiest or most speechworthy)

  1. Worthy of speech or of being spoken.
    • 1988, Proceedings of the american catholic philosophical association:
      Further, whatever is speechworthy, whatever can be understood, is language.
  2. Fit for a speech.
    • 2002, Gordon Fraser, Antimatter: The Ultimate Mirror:
      [...] something most delegates would be able to appreciate at face value, and Llewellyn Smith had earmarked it as being speechworthy.