Definition of Alter ego

1. Noun. A very close and trusted friend who seems almost a part of yourself.

Generic synonyms: Friend



Definition of Alter ego

1. Noun. Somebody's alternate personality or persona; another self. ¹

2. Noun. A very close and intimate friend. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Alter ego

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1. CapitalOttawa (Ont.) Periodicals (1888)
"Т« ir«»*'* baete aluminium, glw. cement. petrochemical«. fertilisers and others— w* are a second self. alter ego. A position achieved from ov*r «0 years of ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law and Procedure of Receivers: With Forms; Being a by Henry Gabriel Tardy, John Wilson Smith (1920)
"... the very arm of the court, and the representative of creditors, the alter ego of the company itself." Pursuant to this reasoning, an order of the Court ..."

3. The Masters of Ukioye: A Complete Historical Description of Japanese by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, William H. Ketcham (1896)
"... the alter ego of Kiyonobu, is set down in the books as the second of the Torii line ; and one might be led to infer that he was ..."

4. Études in Modern French Artby Earl] [Shinn by Earl] [Shinn (1881)
"... instruction was continued for the present annalist and his friends by Gustave Boulanger, who is admitted into the present chapter as a sort of alter ego ..."

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