trusty

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trust·y / ˈtrəstē/ • adj. (trust·i·er, trust·i·est) archaic or humorous having served for a long time and regarded as reliable or faithful: his trusty Corona typewriter their trusty steeds. • n. (pl. trust·ies) a prisoner who is given special privileges or responsibilities in return for good behavior. DERIVATIVES: trust·i·ly / -təlē/ adv. trust·i·ness n.