Simple Definition of confidant
: a trusted friend you can talk to about personal and private things
Full Definition of confidant
: one to whom secrets are entrusted; especially : intimate
Examples of confidant
He is a trusted confidant of the president.
<she's my confidant; I tell her everything without reservation>
Origin of confidant
French confident, from Italian confidente, from confidente confident, trustworthy, from Latin confident-, confidens
First Known Use: 1646
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