adjective, trust·i·er, trust·i·est.
noun, plural trust·ies.
- truth claim,
- truth drug,
- truth is stranger than fiction,
- truth or consequences
Origin of trusty
Examples from the Web for trusty
As in most prisons, the “trusty” was a convict the warden trusted and thus had special privileges.
It was about a family that had discarded their trusty old mop for a new, improved model.Will Meredith Vieira Ever Stop Crying? Her Emotional Daytime TV Debut|Lloyd Grove|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Almost immediately after mounting my trusty steed, I was ready to end my pony ride.I Tried Cosmo’s Lesbian Sex Tips and They Were Terrible|Samantha Allen|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
Our trusty friend and vis-à-vis turns his head, and we behold ourselves reflected in the opposite mirror.
Last Fall sixty girls, accompanied by a trusty guide, started on an exploring tour through the wilderness of stenography.Silver Links|Various
His pen was not less eloquent than his tongue; and his numerous epistles were delivered to swift and trusty messengers.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
The people are of great stature, extremely fierce and rude, yet very honest and trusty.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)|John Evelyn
Aylward, you are a trusty soldier, for all that your shoulder has never felt accolade, nor your heels worn the gold spurs.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
adjective trustier or trustiest
noun plural trusties
early 13c., "trusting," from trust (n.) + -y (2); meaning "reliable, to be counted on" is from early 14c. The noun meaning "a prisoner granted special privileges as reward for good conduct" is first attested 1855.