Definitions for confidantˈkɒn fɪˌdænt, -ˌdɑnt, -dənt, ˌkɒn fɪˈdænt, -ˈdɑnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•fi•dantˈkɒn fɪˌdænt, -ˌdɑnt, -dənt, ˌkɒn fɪˈdænt, -ˈdɑnt(n.)

  1. a person to whom secrets are confided or with whom private matters and problems are discussed.

Origin of confidant:

1705–15; < F confident < It confidente, n. use of adj.; see confident

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidant, intimate(noun)

    someone to whom private matters are confided

Wiktionary

  1. confidant(Noun)

    a person in whom one can confide or share one's secrets: a friend

    You love me for no other end / Than to become my confidant and friend; / As such I keep no secret from your sight. uE000181908uE001 Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confidant

    alt. of Confidante

Freebase

  1. Confidant

    The confidant is a character in a story that the lead character confides in and trusts. Typically, these consist of the best friend, relative, doctor or boss.

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