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worth Idioms & Phrases


charles frederick worth

  • noun French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895)
    Worth.
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fort worth

  • noun a city in northeastern Texas (just to the west of Dallas); a major industrial center
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Money's worth

  • a fair or full equivalent for the money which is paid.
Webster 1913

Not worth a cress, ∨ "not worth a kers."

  • a common old proverb, now turned into the meaningless "not worth a curse." Skeat.
Webster 1913

Not worth a curse

  • . See under Cress.
Webster 1913

Not worth a hair

  • of no value.
Webster 1913

Not worth a kers

  • . See under Cress.
Webster 1913

Not worth a rap

  • worth nothing.
Webster 1913

Not worth the candle

  • not worth the cost or trouble.
Webster 1913

self-worth

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    dignity; self-respect; self-regard.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure
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Woe worth

  • Woe be to. See Worth, v. i.
Webster 1913

Worth while, ∨ Worth the while

  • . See under While, n.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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