or con·fi·dante

[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.

Nearby words

  1. confidence level,
  2. confidence limits,
  3. confidence man,
  4. confidence trick,
  5. confident,
  6. confidential,
  7. confidential communication,
  8. confidentiality,
  9. confidentially,
  10. confidently

Origin of confidente

< French, special use of confidente female confidant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for confidente



see confidant.

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