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Meaning of CONFIDANT

Pronunciation:  `kânfi'dant

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone to whom private matters are confided

CONFIDANT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: intimate
 See Also: confidante, friend, repository, secretary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con`fi*dant"\; 277), n. masc., Confidante
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acquaintance, admonisher, adviser, advocate, alter ego, amigo, backer, backseat driver, best friend, bosom friend, brother, buttinsky, casual acquaintance, close acquaintance, close friend, confidante, consultant, counsel, counselor, Dutch uncle, expert, familiar, favorer, fellow, fellow creature, fellowman, fidus Achates, friend, guide, inseparable friend, instructor, intimate, kibitzer, lover, man Friday, mate, meddler, mentor, monitor, neighbor, nestor, orienter, other self, partisan, pickup, Polonius, preceptist, repository, right hand, right-hand man, second self, strong right hand, supporter, sympathizer, teacher, well-wisher