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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone to whom private matters are told.

Usage examples (32)
  • His close confidants advised Parnell to take time-off from politics to allow the issue to die a natural death.
  • His closest advisor and confidant is his wife and thereby FAIR GAME! tired of the election
  • Rosy eventually calls her confidant and former girlfriend Mary (Lydia Alfonsi) and begs her to come over and stay the night.
  • She also met Iran's point person on nuclear talks, Saeed Jalili, widely known as a confidant of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She was "confident" (sure of oneself or of something) that her "confidant" (one with whom secrets are shared) would not blab.
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