textworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From text +‎ -worthy.

Adjective[edit]

textworthy ‎(comparative textworthier or more textworthy, superlative textworthiest or most textworthy)

  1. Worthy of text or being written in text; worthy of being bewritten, printed, set in text, or texted.
    • 1993, Ayala Malakh-Pines, Christina Maslach, Experiencing social psychology: readings and projects:
      We are all bombarded daily with newsworthy and "textworthy" vignettes telling of new psychological findings.
    • 1994, Hamlet studies:
      Editors, focused on the apparent inconsistencies in the way Horatio is represented, might seem to suggest that he is also not a textworthy character.
    • 2008, Jennifer Berne, The Writing-Rich High School Classroom:
      If you never give them a topic, they may be limited by their own understanding of what is textworthy.

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