agony aunt

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agony aunt (plural agony aunts)

  1. A writer of an advice column in a newspaper or other periodical.
    You should write in to the agony aunt; she'll sort it out for you.
  2. Someone who people commonly go to for advice about personal problems, often annoyingly so.
    I'm sick of everyone coming to me with their problems - I never wanted to be an agony aunt!

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