a person or thing that is trusted.
a well-behaved and trustworthy convict to whom special privileges are granted.
- trust·i·ly, adverb
- trust·i·ness, noun
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How to use trusty in a sentence
Just as hand soap disintegrates the virus by breaking its exterior, your trusty detergent will be enough to leave your face masks ready for another use.
If not, go for the trusty and legendary Kingsford Original Charcoal Briquets.Optimal Grilling Accessories and Grilling Tools For The Best Backyard BBQ | Irena Collaku | June 25, 2021 | Popular-Science
Unfold your favorite map or gaze upon your trusty GPS app and dream big, my friends.
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It’s a game played entirely via text message, which means it can literally be played with a group scattered all over the world with the help of your trusty phone.One Good Thing: An amazing game played entirely via text message | Emily VanDerWerff | November 30, 2020 | Vox
As in most prisons, the “trusty” was a convict the warden trusted and thus had special privileges.
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Finally, we turn to our trusty Internet search engine to type in “Democrats indicted.”
His trusty Gilmour jacket he hung on a nail in the living room.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon | Robert Sam Anson | March 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dame Dorothy Packington sent the trusty and well beloved Thos.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
In 1800 Massna took his trusty subordinate with him to Italy as lieutenant-general of the centre of the army.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
His eyes rest on me curiously, suspiciously, while the trusty hands me a small loaf of bread.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
I would that I had another trusty friend to accompany him, but it seems to me that I need you all in London.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
Two trusty messengers were accordingly sent, Essex not concealing his opinion that force alone could reduce the North.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
British Dictionary definitions for trusty
faithful or reliable
someone who is trusted, esp a convict to whom special privileges are granted
- trustily, adverb
- trustiness, noun
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