trustee vs trusty : Common Errors in English

About trustee vs trusty

A member of an organizational board is a trustee; a trusted convict is a trusty.

trustee Meaning(s)

  • (n) a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
  • (n) members of a governing board

trusty Meaning(s)

  • (n) a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
  • (a) worthy of trust or belief

trustee in News

  1. Natomas Unified trustee on campaign to videotape meetings

    Trustee Ryan Herche is on a crusade to have Natomas Unified school board meetings videotaped.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: The Sacramento Bee

  2. Trustee candidates square off at League of Women Voters forum

    The three candidates for trustee for the June 18 village election explained to voters who they were, where they stood on the issues and why people should vote for them at the June 11 candidate forum held by the League of Women Voters. Incumbents Amy Weber Mann and Peggy Van Arnam, both seeking reelection, and challenger Fritz Koennecke, Jr., current president of the Cazenovia Board of Education ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Cazenovia Republican

  3. Trustee seeks Schroeder's financial papers

    A trustee handling Assemblyman Robert Schroeder's bankruptcy will appear in federal court next month to ask a judge to compel the embattled politician to give a deposition and furnish financial documents, records show.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Record

trusty in News

  1. Recycling transition brings surprises to some

    Local recyclers found some surprises Friday, including vacant lots, full bins and an old, trusty standby — the Deo Drive parking lot — still in business.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Newark Advocate

  2. Dog loves to ride on owner's lawnmower

    Doing weekly summer chores, like mowing the lawn, can get a bit boring, but not for one Vermont man. He always has his trusty companion on board.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  3. Old Space Station Treadmill to be Dumped from Orbit

    The space station's trusty old Treadmill Vibration Isolation System will be dumped in July after being superseded by the recently installed Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill (C.O.L.B.E.R.T.) Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Discovery News

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