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EtymologyEdit

From French confidente.

NounEdit

confidante (plural confidantes)

  1. A female confidant.
    • 2019 May 5, Danette Chavez, “Campaigns are waged on and off the Game Of Thrones battlefield (newbies)”, in The A.V. Club[1]:
      Dany’s descent into madness is coming, of that there’s no doubt, especially given that the episode ends with the execution of her confidante Missandei.
  2. A type of settee having a seat at each end at right angles to the main seats.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 20:
      Meanwhile, Sally peels herself from the stage's only prop – a green-velvet confidante – and staggers off into the wings.

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confidante

  1. present participle of confidare