noun (feminine confidante pronounced same)
A person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others.
More example sentences
- Of the latter, he says: ‘John didn't have any close friends or confidants.’
- I think this president has long looked to his key confidants, his closest friends, to key jobs.
- So she is your best friend, your closest confidante, your mirror image, or even the bane of your existence.