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confidante

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noun con·fi·dante \same as confidant\

Simple Definition of confidante

  • : a woman who is a trusted friend : a female confidant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of confidante

  1. :  confidant; especially :  one who is a woman

Examples of confidante in a sentence

  1. She was her closest friend and confidante.

  2. <only her closest confidantes know what she's going through>



Origin and Etymology of confidante

French confidente, feminine of confident


First Known Use: 1662



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