Definition of Intimates

1. Noun. (plural of intimate) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of intimate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intimates

1. intimate [v] - See also: intimate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intimates

intima
intimacies
intimae
intimal
intimas
intimate apparel
intimate with
intimated
intimately
intimateness
intimatenesses
intimater
intimaters
intimates (current term)
intimatest
intimating
intimation
intimations
intime
intimidate
intimidated
intimidates
intimidating
intimidatingly
intimidation
intimidations
intimidator
intimidators

Literary usage of Intimates

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

1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"I fay, when I came thither, I found the young woman I have mentioned above, and William Atkins's, wife, were become intimates; and this prudent, ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"The man who dwelt within, however, and whom only his most cherished intimates ever really knew, was genial, tender-hearted, kindly, and, more than that, ..."

3. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Mr. Foote intimates that the President will not return to Richmond, and did not intend to return. ..."

4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... and Particulars of their Interview—Genet intimates the Vessel will not sail before the President's Return—Cabinet Meeting, July 8th—President's Return ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The roads and passages are guarded with armed men, who indiscriminately lay hold of all passengers, against whom any of the party intimates the least ..."

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