Examples of confidante in a Sentence
She was her closest friend and confidante.
only her closest confidantes know what she's going through
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On a spring day in 2013, Darcell Marshall, a Rikers Island inmate, scrawled a note on a small scrap of paper and asked an acquaintance to courier it to her lone friend and confidante in the sprawling jail complex, a woman called Sparkles.
Sanders assumed the podium July 21, 2017, after serving as deputy press secretary for the first six months of the administration and has become a trusted confidante of the President's.
There had been signs that Prince’s closest confidantes were concerned with his apparent addiction.
In the observation deck are Avila’s closest confidantes, David Chadd and Scott Bream.
And her saving grace was her daughter Shelly, who served as caregiver, conversationalist and confidante.
Right before Christmas 2017, my 86-year-old father and my dearest confidante (who held my hand every day in divorce court just months prior) unexpectedly developed sepsis and died.
Instead, Debbie renews her ties with nightclub owner Lou (Blanchett, rocking peroxide-blond bangs and aviator shades), who used to be her confidante and partner, in possibly more than one sense.
She and her Rasputin-esque confidante, Choi Soon-sil—seriously, their back-story is thoroughly bizarre—solicited bribes from companies such as Samsung and Lotte.
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Is it confident or confidant? (Or is it confidante?)
If you find yourself unsure whether you should choose confident or confidant don’t feel bad; confidant comes to English from the French word confident, and when the word first entered our language it was often spelled that way, rather than as confidant. The difference is quite simple: confidant is a noun (meaning "a person in whom you confide things"), and confident is an adjective (defined as “having confidence”). You may well be confident in your confidant, but you would not be confidant in your confident. Although this distinction has not always been observed by writers, confidante is generally used for a female confidant. The word confidant is more frequently used to describe a man, but it may be applied to either gender.
CONFIDANTE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of confidante for English Language Learners
: a woman who is a trusted friend : a female confidant
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