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Definition of "trusty" []

  • Meriting trust; trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable. (adjective)
  • A convict regarded as worthy of trust and therefore granted special privileges. (noun)
  • A trusted person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "trusty" in a sentence
  • "We passed ancient cottages embowered with climbing roses that Edward Elgar must have known as he cycled here on what he called his "trusty steed"."
  • "I called my trusty ladytown expert, Jennifer, and we discussed my "issues"."
  • "Not long after, having told her in plaine and open speeches, that his subjects could not endure her so late borne daughter: he called a trusty servant of his, and having instructed him what he should doe, sent him to Grizelda, and he being alone with her, looking very sadde, and much perplexed in mind, he saide."