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confidant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconfidantcon‧fi‧dant /ˈkɒnfədænt, ˌkɒnfəˈdænt, -ˈdɑːnt $ ˈkɑːnfədænt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SECRETsomeone you tell your secrets to or who you talk to about personal things
Examples from the Corpus
confidantAlvin met the genial master poet Langston Hughes, who became a lifelong friend and confidant.Why is he my main role model and confidant?His confidants are throwbacks to the past, lukewarm at best to economic and political pluralism.Theo must have known in any case: he was always his parents' confidant and advisor, as well as his brother's.I had decided that I had to have a partial confidant at the school.Joe also became a friend of presidential confidant Harry Hopkins, a former social worker and son of an Iowa harness maker.
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