from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Meriting trust; trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable.
- n. A convict regarded as worthy of trust and therefore granted special privileges.
- n. A trusted person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Reliable or trustworthy.
- n. A trusted person, especially a prisoner who has been granted special privileges.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Admitting of being safely trusted; justly deserving confidence; fit to be confided in; trustworthy; reliable.
- adj. Hence, not liable to fail; strong; firm.
- adj. Involving trust.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- True; trustworthy; faithful; that may be implicitly confided in: applied to persons: as, a trusty servant.
- Not liable to fail; that may be relied upon, as in an emergency; strong; firm: applied to things: as, a trusty sword.
- Trusting; trustful.
- Involving trust and responsibility.
- n. A trusty person; specifically, a well-behaved and trustworthy convict to whom special privileges are granted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
- adj. worthy of trust or belief
From trust + -y. (Wiktionary)