In Steve, she plays Mary Magdalene Horowitz, an excitable loser who spends her days confiding in her only friend—a pet hamster.
In his Fireside Chats, FDR spoke to some 60 million or more Americans as if he were confiding frankly to a single friend.
He quoted Hernandez as confiding to relatives that he had “done a bad thing and killed a child in New York.”
Tough as it may be to conjure, even dentists report that their patients are confiding when their mouths are unencumbered.
The soldier is confiding some fearful secret to M. C—— about somebody called Achille.
With what confiding joy had those who loved her given her to him!
A little too easy, a little too confiding, but a fine fellow for all that.
When I overtook them and stopped to say a word, I found them affable and confiding.
He lay for the best part of one night confiding remarkable things to two imaginary ordination candidates.
Am I in the habit of confiding in those who do not repose confidence in me?
mid-15c., "to trust or have faith," from Latin confidere "to trust in, rely firmly upon, believe" (see confidence). Meaning "to share a secret with" is from 1735; phrase confide in (someone) is from 1888. Related: Confided; confiding.