confidante


con·fi·dante

noun \same as confidant\

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

Full Definition of CONFIDANTE

:  confidant; especially :  one who is a woman

Examples of CONFIDANTE

  1. She was her closest friend and confidante.
  2. <only her closest confidantes know what she's going through>

Origin of CONFIDANTE

French confidente, feminine of confident
First Known Use: 1662

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