an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
"he told his story to some conservative worthies"
"local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable"
having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way
"behavior worthy of reprobation"
"a fact worthy of attention"
worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
"the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
having worth or merit or value
being honorable or admirable
"a worthy fellow"
"a worthy cause"