confidant confidant  /ˈkɑn fə ˌdɑnt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone to whom private matters are confided

Usage(s):

  1. Jack Valenti became a confidant of President Lyndon B.
  2. Jack Valenti became a confidant of President Lyndon B.
  3. Jack Valenti, who became a confidant of President Lyndon B.

News

  1. Nazi leader's long-lost diary resurfaces

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. government has recovered 400 pages from the long-lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a confidant of Adolf Hitler who played a central role in the extermination of millions of Jews and others during World War II.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Haven Register

  2. Adolf Hitler aide's diary recovered

    The long-lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a confidant of Adolf Hitler and key player in the extermination of millions of Jews and others during World War II, has been recovered by the U.S. government.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC 15 Phoenix

  3. Exclusive: U.S. finds long-lost diary of top Nazi leader, Hitler aide

    By John Shiffman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has recovered 400 pages from the long-lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a confidant of Adolf Hitler who played a central role in the extermination of millions of Jews and others during World War Two. A preliminary U.S. government assessment reviewed by Reuters asserts the diary could offer new insight into meetings Rosenberg had with ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I did not do things that she accused me of in this courtroom. I am extremely disappointed that the jury did not see the facts in this case," Thomas said after the ruling. "I will appeal this and I remain confidant in the man that I am, what...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Isiah Thomas Source: amNewYork

  2. On that day, Byrd said, "My only regret is that my beloved wife, companion and confidant, my dear Erma, is not here with me. I know that she is looking down from the heavens smiling at me and saying, 'Congratulations my dear Robert - but don't let...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: Toronto Sun

  3. Carter said in a statement that he and his wife, Rosalynn, "are deeply saddened." "Hamilton was my closest political adviser, a trusted confidant and my friend. His judgment, insight and wisdom were excelled only by his compassion and love of...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Washington Post

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