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trusty

a prisoner given special privileges: The trusty works on the landscape outside the prison walls.
Not to be confused with:
trustee – a person who is given control of another’s property: He is the trustee of his mother’s estate.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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trusty

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trusty

adjective
Capable of being depended upon:
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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
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trusty

[ˈtrʌsti] adjfidèle
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trusty

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

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