Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A confidant, especially one who is a woman.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The name given by the English designer Hepplewhite to a species of sofa, similar to an ordinary stuffed couch, with additional seats at the ends, all made in one.
  • noun A female confidant.

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  • noun a female confidant

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  • noun a female confidant

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French confidente, feminine of confident, confidant; see confidant.]

Examples

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  • If I take you on will you be pliable?

    As a confidante I’m quite reliable

    Dreamer though you are

    It is you that’s been my signpost so far.

    (The psychiatrist is in, by God Help The Girl)

    October 20, 2009