[kon-fi-dant, -dahnt, kon-fi-dant, -dahnt]
a sofa or settee, especially of the 18th century, having a triangular seat at each end divided from the greater part of the seat by an armrest.
- confidence level,
- confidence limits,
- confidence man,
- confidence trick,
- confidential communication,
Origin of confidente
< French, special use of confidente female confidant
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The woman who dazzled the ball-room, was frequently the confidente of the deepest designs of party.
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