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trusty

[ truhs-tee ]
/ 藞tr蕦s ti /
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adjective, trust路i路er, trust路i路est.
able to be trusted or relied on; trustworthy; reliable.
Archaic. trustful.
noun, plural trust路ies.
a person or thing that is trusted.
a well-behaved and trustworthy convict to whom special privileges are granted.
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Origin of trusty

Middle English word dating back to 1175鈥1225; see origin at trust, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM trusty

trust路i路ly, adverbtrust路i路ness, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH trusty

1. executor, trustee, trusty 2. trustee, trusty
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British Dictionary definitions for trusty

trusty
/ (藞tr蕦st瑟) /

adjective trustier or trustiest
faithful or reliable
archaic trusting
noun plural trusties
someone who is trusted, esp a convict to whom special privileges are granted

Derived forms of trusty

trustily, adverbtrustiness, noun
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