- Chiefly Brit. worthy of being worshiped; honorable; respected: used, capitalized and usually preceded by the, as an honorific epithet for magistrates, groups, certain lodge officials, etc.
- feeling or offering great devotion or respect
- An example of someone worshipful is the follower of a cult leader.
- An example of something worshipful is the congregation of a very devout church.
The definition of worshipful is showing devotion or reverence.
- Given to or expressive of worship; reverent or adoring.
- Chiefly British Used as a respectful form of address.
(comparative more worshipful, superlative most worshipful)
- (UK) a respectful form of address used in the name of livery companies (such as "The Worshipful Company of Scriveners")
- Found Hearts features dancers in worshipful positions, as well as creating hearts with their bodies; most images are silhouettes.
- But my counsel is that we fall not to the lowest fare first: we will not, therefore, descend to Oxford fare, nor to the fare of New Inn, but we will begin with Lincoln's Inn diet, where many right worshipful men of great account and good years do live full well; which if we find ourselves the first year not able to maintain, then we will in the next year come down to Oxford fare, where many great learned and ancient fathers and doctors are continually conversant; while if our purses stretch not to maintain neither, then may we after, with bag and wallet, go a-begging together, hoping that for pity some good folks will give us their charity."