trusty

adjective
\ ˈtrə-stē How to pronounce trusty (audio) \
trustier; trustiest

Definition of trusty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: trustworthy, dependable a trusty friend his trusty pocketknife

trusty

noun
\ ˈtrə-stē How to pronounce trusty (audio) also ˌtrə-ˈstē How to pronounce trusty (audio) \
plural trusties

Definition of trusty (Entry 2 of 2)

: a trusty or trusted person specifically : a convict considered trustworthy and allowed special privileges

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Other Words from trusty

Adjective

trustiness noun

Examples of trusty in a Sentence

Adjective movie cowboys always get on their trusty horses and ride off into the sunset
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The premise is that Cleo is transported into the future — and space — to save the galaxy, with the help of a trusty team of robots. Jeanne Jakle, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio actor James Roday returning with new ‘Psych’ movie on NBC’s streaming service Peacock," 8 July 2020 But Coverdale, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer from his Deep Purple days, still has his trusty white Jag. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "20 of rock & roll’s most iconic cars," 8 July 2020 The new season will see Wynonna taking on her most diabolical enemy yet, with the Earp family curse finally broken but also without her trusty gun Peacemaker. Tyler Aquilina, EW.com, "Wynonna Earp season 4 finally has a premiere date — and a trailer," 26 June 2020 Essentially, they've been designed to have even better sound quality than your trusty portable Bluetooth speakers, which are typically mono, self-powered and stream wirelessly. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, "Yamaha's outdoor speakers will outperform your portable Bluetooths—and they're on sale," 25 June 2020 Topher Grace has next to nothing to do as one of Zimmer’s trusty aides, alas. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, "Jon Stewart's sharp political satire 'Irresistible' dismantles how American elections work," 22 June 2020 Use your trusty pan to quickly cook thinly sliced zucchini. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "Get high marks for grill marks with these Father’s Day recipes," 18 June 2020 The trusty search engine revealed a detailed picture. cleveland, "Attune in June and trust friends, family, sun and earth: Sun Messages," 15 June 2020 Save $20: This portable grill for camping and tailgates If dad would love a trusty, lightweight grill to bring on all of life's great adventures, look no further than the Cuisinart Petit Gourmet. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The best grills and grilling accessories you can get on sale for Father's Day," 1 June 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun If dad would love a trusty, lightweight grill to bring on all of life's great adventures, look no further than the Cuisinart Petit Gourmet. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The best grills and grilling accessories you can get on sale for Father's Day," 1 June 2020 There are beauty products that are strictly utilitarian, like a trusty . Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "This La Prairie Eye Cream Is Bringing Me Joy Right Now," 4 May 2020 In time for Holy Week, his trusty iPad got a welcome companion: a stand that will keep the image from shaking. Elaine Ayala, ExpressNews.com, "Ayala: This San Antonio parish isn’t holding Mass, but worshipers keep showing up online," 11 Apr. 2020 William Moon was standing on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday, his trusty Canon 80D camera at the ready as President Trump alighted from Marine One, the presidential helicopter. Washington Post, "What was going on with that startling sunset photo of Trump on Twitter?," 10 Feb. 2020 Made in your trusty Instant Pot or Dutch oven, these chicken thighs are another gorgeous main fit for a crowd. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, "10 healthful and hearty recipes to carry you through holiday excess," 12 Dec. 2019 According to those documents, Watson was considered a trusty – a prisoner who has been given special privileges in return for good behavior. Phillip Jackson, USA TODAY, "Affidavit says fugitive Curtis Ray Watson strangled, sexually assaulted Tennessee corrections employee," 9 Aug. 2019 To create her expert cat eye flick, Demie picks us her trusty Pat McGrath liner. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Euphoria’s Alexa Demie Shares Her ’90s Glam Tutorial," 30 July 2019 As soon as the weather drops below 66 degrees, your trusty (faux) leather jacket is on repeat until the following July. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "15 Genius Ways You Should Be Wearing Your Leather Jacket for Fall," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of trusty

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1570, in the meaning defined above

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“Trusty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trusty. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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More Definitions for trusty

trusty

adjective
How to pronounce trusty (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of trusty

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: able to be depended on

trusty

noun
How to pronounce trusty (audio) How to pronounce trusty (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of trusty (Entry 2 of 2)

US : a prisoner who is trusted and given special privileges because of good behavior

trusty

adjective
\ ˈtrə-stē How to pronounce trusty (audio) \
trustier; trustiest

Kids Definition of trusty

: worthy of being depended on

trusty

noun
\ ˈtrəs-tē How to pronounce trusty (audio) \
plural trusties

Legal Definition of trusty

: a convict considered trustworthy and allowed special privileges

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