Definition of Confidants

1. Noun. (plural of confidant) ¹



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Definition of Confidants

1. confidant [n] - See also: confidant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Confidants

confessoresses
confessorial
confessors
confessorship
confessory
confessour
confessours
confest
confestly
confetti
confetto
confidable
confidant
confidante
confidantes
confidants (current term)
confide
confided
confidee
confidence
confidence artist
confidence game
confidence games
confidence interval
confidence intervals
confidence level
confidence limits
confidence man
confidence men
confidence trick

Literary usage of Confidants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"I>ut the tables turned, and bis reputation began to He communicated to his confidants the revelations which he ..."

2. The Diary of a Lady-in-waiting by Charlotte Campbell Bury, Archibald Francis Steuart (1908)
"I have often thought that her Royal Highness's having no confidants in her ladies, was a very fortunate circumstance ; and I have said this to her face ..."

3. Annals of the French Stage from Its Origin to the Death of Racine by Frederick William Hawkins (1884)
"In the first two acts the characters were all men ; at • the commencement of the third two princesses and two confidants of the same sex met the astonished ..."

4. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1857)
"... George IV. never had any private friends: he selected his confidants from his minions. Macmahon was an Irishman of low birth and obsequious manners; ..."

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