confidant

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Etymology[edit]

From French confident.

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confidant ‎(plural confidants)

  1. a person in whom one can confide or share one's secrets: a friend
    • 1675, John Dryden, Aureng-zebe, William Miller (1808), page 223:
      Heaven made you love me for no other end, / But to become my confidant and friend: / As such, I keep no secret from your sight, […]

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Verb[edit]

cōnfīdant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of cōnfīdō