deserving of admiration or respectworthy members of the community
The president is a good man.
We complimented him on doing an excellent job.
The money saved could be used for more deserving causes.
The experience was very valuable.
She was efficient and reliable.
The study did not produce any worthwhile results.
He came from a respectable middle-class family.
a very upright, trustworthy man
The film tells its story with admirable economy.
However, their intentions are honourable.
My dad was the most honest man I have ever met.
She concluded that it was impossible to find one righteous person.
Buy your car through a reputable dealer.
The president is portrayed as a virtuous family man.
He has acted with commendable speed.
The band turned out quite a creditable performance.
One of her less laudable characteristics was her jealousy.
I had been promoted for gallant and meritorious service.
an estimable cricket team with two members holding world records
an important personThe event brought together worthies from many fields.
He was a visiting dignitary of great importance.
The notables attending included five Senators, two Supreme Court judges and three State Governors.
the political opinions of such luminaries as Sartre and de Beauvoir
bigwig (informal), ,
a bigwig who heads the local parliament
MPs, film stars and other important personages
heavy hitter (informal)
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in the sense of admirable
deserving or inspiring admirationThe film tells its story with admirable economy.
cracking (British, informal),
A1 or A-one (informal),
bitchin' (US, slang),
chillin' (US, slang),
booshit (Australian, slang),
exo (Australian, slang),
sik (Australian, slang),
ka pai (New Zealand),
schmick (Australian, informal),
barrie (Scottish, slang),
belting (British, slang),
pearler (Australian, slang)
in the sense of bigwig
an important persona bigwig who heads the local parliament
big gun (informal),
big shot (informal),
big cheese (old-fashioned, slang),
big noise (informal),
big hitter (informal),
heavy hitter (informal),
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