alter ego


alter ego

noun

Definition of ALTER EGO

1
a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another <over the years the state's other senator became his alter ego as well as his political ally>
Antonyms enemy, foe
2
something or someone that strongly resembles another <the hero of the novel is clearly the author's alter ego, right down to his receding hairline and middle-aged paunch>

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