trusty


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trust·y

 (trŭs′tē)
adj. trust·i·er, trust·i·est
Meriting trust; trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable.
n. pl. trust·ies
1. A prison inmate granted certain privileges and benefits or accorded certain duties by virtue of having been recognized as trustworthy.
2. A trusted person.

trust′i·ly adv.
trust′i·ness n.

trusty

(ˈtrʌstɪ)
adj, trustier or trustiest
1. faithful or reliable
2. archaic trusting
n, pl trusties
someone who is trusted, esp a convict to whom special privileges are granted
ˈtrustily adv
ˈtrustiness n

trust•y

(ˈtrʌs ti)

adj. trust•i•er, trust•i•est, adj.
1. able to be trusted or relied on.
2. Archaic. trustful.
n.
3. one that is trusted, esp. a convict considered trustworthy and granted special privileges.
[1175–1225]
trust′i•ly, adv.
trust′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trusty - a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
convict, yard bird, yardbird, con, inmate - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
Adj.1.trusty - worthy of trust or belieftrusty - worthy of trust or belief; "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"
dependable, reliable - worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"
faithful - steadfast in affection or allegiance; "years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"
honest, honorable - not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"
responsible - worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable; "a responsible adult"; "responsible journalism"; "a responsible position"; "the captain is responsible for the ship's safety"; "the cabinet is responsible to the parliament"

trusty

trusty

adjective
Capable of being depended upon:
Translations
جَدير بالثِّقَه
spolehlivývěrný
pålideligtrofast
traustur, áreiîanlegur

trusty

[ˈtrʌstɪ]
A. ADJ (trustier (compar) (trustiest (superl))) [servant] → fiel, leal; [weapon] → seguro, bueno
B. N (in prison) → recluso/a m/f de confianza

trusty

[ˈtrʌsti] adjfidèle

trusty

adj (+er) (liter, hum)getreu (liter); trusty steed (dated)treues Ross
n (= prisoner)vertrauenswürdiger Häftling

trusty

[ˈtrʌstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (hum) → fidato/a

trust

(trast) verb
1. to have confidence or faith; to believe. She trusted (in) him.
2. to give (something to someone), believing that it will be used well and responsibly. I can't trust him with my car; I can't trust my car to him.
3. to hope or be confident (that). I trust (that) you had / will have a good journey.
noun
1. belief or confidence in the power, reality, truth, goodness etc of a person or thing. The firm has a great deal of trust in your ability; trust in God.
2. charge or care; responsibility. The child was placed in my trust.
3. a task etc given to a person by someone who believes that they will do it, look after it etc well. He holds a position of trust in the firm.
4. arrangement(s) by which something (eg money) is given to a person to use in a particular way, or to keep until a particular time. The money was to be held in trust for his children; (also adjective) a trust fund
5. a group of business firms working together. The companies formed a trust.
ˌtrusˈtee noun
a person who keeps and takes care of something (especially money or property) for some one else.
ˈtrustworthy adjective
(negative untrustworthy) worthy of trust. Is your friend trustworthy?
ˈtrustworthiness noun
ˈtrusty adjective
able to be trusted or depended on. trusty sword; a trusty friend.
ˈtrustily adverb
ˈtrustiness noun
References in classic literature ?
But he had a strange custom; every day after dinner, when the table was cleared, and no one else was present, a trusty servant had to bring him one more dish.
It is that of your trusty slave and jester,'' answered Wamba, throwing back his cowl.
Now Heaven forfend that my good trusty Little John should have fallen into the hands of the King's rangers.
This was always the office of some grave trusty servant, in whom I could confide, whether I attended the king and queen in their progresses, or were disposed to see the gardens, or pay a visit to some great lady or minister of state in the court, when Glumdalclitch happened to be out of order; for I soon began to be known and esteemed among the greatest officers, I suppose more upon account of their majesties' favour, than any merit of my own.
At length she could control herself no longer, so she sent a trusty servant to her old and faithful friend the Fairy of the Mountain, to beg her to devise some means by which she might get rid of her stepson.
And from underneath his ragged cloak he drew his trusty horn and winded the piercing notes which were wont to summon the band.
Instantly bending over, he sees the trusty iron fall with a heavy plunge under his eyes, which watch and note whether it has gone clear.
But then it must be a prudent king, such as is able to grind with a handmill; and those inward counsellors had need also be wise men, and especially true and trusty to the king's ends; as it was with King Henry the Seventh of England, who, in his great business, imparted himself to none, except it were to Morton and Fox.
And so from time to time was he by the King advanced, continuing in his singular favour and trusty service twenty years and above.
Yes, ma'am," replied the trusty waiting-woman, "I will take my oath I heard my master say so.
And now I and my trusty talisman were parted for the first time.
You will find,' said Mr Haredale, calmly, 'your trusty go-between in waiting at the gate by which you entered.