What does trusty mean?

Definitions for trusty
ˈtrʌs titrusty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trustyadjective

    a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges

  2. trustworthy, trustyadjective

    worthy of trust or belief

    "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"


  1. trustynoun

    A trusted person, especially a prisoner who has been granted special privileges.

  2. trustyadjective

    Reliable or trustworthy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Trustyadjective

    Etymology: from trust.

    This dastard, at the battle of Poictiers,
    Before we met, or that a stroke was given,
    Like to a trusty ’squire, did run away. William Shakespeare.

    This trusty servant
    Shall pass between us. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged. Job xii. 26.

    Guyomar his trusty slave has sent. John Dryden, Indian Emperor.

    These prodigious treasures which flow’d in to him, he buried under-ground by the hands of his most trusty slaves. Add.

    When he saw no power might prevail,
    His trusty sword he called to his aid. Fairy Q.

    The neighing steeds are to the chariot ty’d,
    The trusty weapon sits on ev’ry side. John Dryden, Æn.


  1. trusty

    Trusty refers to someone or something that is reliable, dependable, or trustworthy; demonstrating or marked by consistency, honesty, and loyalty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trusty

    admitting of being safely trusted; justly deserving confidence; fit to be confided in; trustworthy; reliable

  2. Trusty

    hence, not liable to fail; strong; firm

  3. Trusty

    involving trust; as, a trusty business


  1. Trusty

    Trusty is an American punk band formed in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1989. The band moved from Little Rock to Washington, D.C. in 1992. The group disbanded in early 1998.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Trusty is ranked #7950 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Trusty surname appeared 4,163 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Trusty.

    75.8% or 3,157 total occurrences were White.
    18.2% or 760 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 95 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.1% or 91 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 43 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 17 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of trusty in a Sentence

  1. Keith Richards:

    I got out my trusty blade, stuck it in the table and said :' You have to get rid of this man,'.

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