In this week's Newsweek, Allison Pearson offers an intimate look at the unconventional royal couple.
The Strange Social History of Our Most intimate Institution.
Those who saw Clinton in action this week say it was in the more private, intimate moments where she was at her best.
Lulu is about rating each other in our most vulnerable, intimate capacities as (physical and emotional) lovers.
The young designer showed his first collection for the house in an intimate show in Paris on Thursday morning.
Only to intimate friends is there aught singular in his behaving as he now does.
You, the most intimate friend but one that I have in the world!
Is there anybody in the world but you who chooses his intimate friends from among common soldiers?
Chichester is known among his intimate friends as "Chinchin."
To any other nation, sport, no matter how intimate a part of the national life, in certain emergencies becomes trivial.
1630s, "closely acquainted, very familiar," from Late Latin intimatus, past participle of intimare "make known, announce, impress," from Latin intimus "inmost" (adj.), "close friend" (n.), superlative of in "in" (see in- (2)). Used euphemistically in reference to women's underwear from 1904. Related: Intimately.
"suggest indirectly," 1530s, back-formation from intimation, or else from Late Latin intimatus, past participle of intimare. Related: Intimated; intimating.
1650s, "person with whom one is intimate," from intimate (adj.).