Definition of trustworthy in English:

trustworthy

adjective

  • Able to be relied on as honest or truthful.

    ‘leave a spare key with a trustworthy neighbour’
    • ‘A caring neighbour both honest and trustworthy, he loved the affairs of the day.’
    • ‘They know that they will have to vote for the most trustworthy person if they want to maximize their own interests.’
    • ‘He was honest and trustworthy and drove for a fixed fare set by the hotel.’
    • ‘I would like to think they would say I am trustworthy, helpful and reliable.’
    • ‘By being honest and trustworthy, you are marketing yourself to prospective customers.’
    • ‘As you will understand I am putting all my trust on your trustworthy and honest character.’
    • ‘Both of them have shown a tendency to distort the truth, and so neither is trustworthy.’
    • ‘You prefer to describe yourself as dependable, honest, practical and trustworthy.’
    • ‘Trust is in truth unlikely to be restored for so long as politicians try and prove that one side is more honest and trustworthy than the other.’
    • ‘He looks very professional and trustworthy, and I hope things work out for him.’
    • ‘He is completely honest and trustworthy, and his record of service to his patients is second to none.’
    • ‘Once employed, I class myself as a trustworthy and reliable person, despite the fact I have a back problem.’
    • ‘The groups change every few sessions and they're very open and trustworthy.’
    • ‘He's very trustworthy, he's honest and he's much braver than I am, as a gamekeeper he has to be.’
    • ‘I think language is one of the many ways we learn to identify those who are trustworthy and loyal to us.’
    • ‘The first thing that he needed was a trustworthy driver, who could be relied on to stay sober.’
    • ‘The impression that he gave me was that he was a very honest and trustworthy young man.’
    • ‘The officer said the defendant had expressed himself as somebody who was trustworthy, very reliable and keen.’
    • ‘The Siberian Husky loves children and its reliable temperament makes it trustworthy.’
    • ‘Do they have a trustworthy neighbour they can ring if they get into difficulties and a number to contact you at work?’
    reliable, dependable, honest, full of integrity, worthy of trust, honourable, upright, principled, true, truthful, as good as one's word, ethical, virtuous, incorruptible, unimpeachable, above suspicion
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Pronunciation

trustworthy

/ˈtrʌs(t)wəːði/