Simple Definition of confidante
: a woman who is a trusted friend : a female confidant
Full Definition of confidante
: confidant; especially : one who is a woman
Examples of confidante in a sentence
She was her closest friend and confidante.
<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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