No longer does it constitute a reliable, middle class-based alternative to the corporatist mindset of the Republicans.
Mubarak conjured up the reliable boogeyman in an interview with Christiane Amanpour last week.
On CNN's reliable Sources, Gibbs sat down with Howard Kurtz to discuss how he came to join the Twitterati.
1560s, raliabill, Scottish; see rely + -able. Not common before 1850; and sometimes execrated thereafter in Britain as an Americanism because it involves a use of -able different from its use in provable, etc., but defended (by OED, Century Dictionary, etc.) on grounds of use of the suffix in available, laughable, etc.. Related: Reliably.