- that can be relied upon; dependable; trustworthy
- Obs. trustful
a trusted person; specif., a convict granted special privileges as a trustworthy person
Meriting trust; trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable.
- A prison inmate granted certain privileges and benefits or accorded certain duties by virtue of having been recognized as trustworthy.
- A trusted person.
From trust +"Ž -y.