Definition of Truthy

1. a. Truthful; likely; probable.



Definition of Truthy

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Faithful; true ¹

2. Adjective. (slang) Truthful, or seeming to be true ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Truthy

1. truthful [adj TRUTHIER, TRUTHIEST] - See also: truthful

Lexicographical Neighbors of Truthy

truthlessly
truthlessness
truthlike
truthlikeness
truthmaker
truthmakers
truthmaking
truthness
truths
truthsome
truthteller
truthtellers
truthtelling
truthward
truthwards
truthy (current term)
trutination
trutinations
truttaceous
truxilline
truxillines
try
try-hard
try-hards
try-in
try-on
try for
try on
try one's hand
try one's luck

Literary usage of Truthy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries by William Fordyce Mavor (1802)
"... unnatural motions were, by the vulgar, attributed to the operations of a divinity ; and, in truthy one would ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"p. 141. TRUT. (1) Stercus. Hearne. (2) The cry of hunters returning home after the sport is finished. truthy. Faithful ; veracious. East. TRY. (1) To fare. ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1822)
"Of the church, in the first sense, St. Paul affirms; it is " the pillar and ground of truthy." He spake it of the church of Ephesus, or the holy catholic ..."

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