Definition of confidant in English:

confidant

Line breaks: con¦fi|dant
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnfɪdant
 
, ˌkɒnfɪˈdant
 
, -dɑːnt/

noun (feminine confidante pronunc. same)

Origin

mid 17th century: alteration of confident (as a noun in the same sense in the early 17th century), probably to represent the pronunciation of French confidente 'having full trust'.

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