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trusty

[ truhs-tee ]
/ ˈtrʌs ti /
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adjective, trust·i·er, trust·i·est.

able to be trusted or relied on; trustworthy; reliable.
Archaic. trustful.

noun, plural trust·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 1175–1225; see origin at trust, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM trusty

trust·i·ly, adverbtrust·i·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
/ (ˈtrʌstɪ) /

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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