agony aunt

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agony aunt (plural agony aunts)

  1. (informal, Britain) 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. (informal, Britain) 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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