Origin of confidante
Definition for confidante (2 of 2)
Origin of confidente
Examples from the Web for confidante
His confidante, Louis Howe, reminded FDR there had never been a divorced president.
Mary drank to mask her pain, wipe out her feelings, and sleep,” says a confidante, “not get drunk.New Questions Arise About Mary Richardson Kennedy’s Suicide|Nancy Collins|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He didn't much want the job, he was more fulfilled as Jack's confidante that he was ever likely to be as Jack's heir.
Dame Maggie Smith's fiery Dowager Countess will get a confidante in the form of Lady Shackleton, played by Dame Harriet Walters.The Red Blooded Blue Bloods Hoping To Mend Lady Mary's Heart|Tom Sykes|March 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Keckley eventually bought her own freedom, becoming a successful seamstress and a confidante to the first lady.
This may be—it will be—my last demand on you as a confidante.
Renee would have made a confidante of her, if she had not known her to be Nevil's, and devoted to him. 'Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
He had wisely made his mother his confidante, and she had counselled patience and hope.Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous|Sarah K. Bolton
Should he make her a confidante outright, and tell her what it was that he wanted the money for?The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories|Grant Allen
Not that Edith had made a confidante of the sinister-clad little woman.The Lucky Piece|Albert Bigelow Paine