confidante confidante  /ˈkɑn fə ˌdænt/


  • (n) a female confidant


  1. Clinton confidante at center of Benghazi damage-control tied to probe of suspected diplomat crimes

    A longtime confidante of Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton who reportedly played a key role in the State Department's damage-control efforts on the Benghazi attack last year is also named in accusations that department higher-ups quashed investigations into diplomats' potential criminal activity. Cheryl Mills, who served in a dual ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  2. Cuomo Says Fred Dicker Report of Infighting Is ‘Not Credible’

    The ongoing break-up saga between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his former confidante-turned-combatant Fred Dicker continued Monday, as Mr. Cuomo dismissed Mr. Dicker’s latest report on office in-fighting as “not credible.” Mr. Dicker reported in the New York Post that the Cuomo administration is being divided by “a war over turf and power” being between two of the governor’s top right-hand men: Chief ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

  3. Nazi Diary Found In Upstate NY, Smuggled Out After Nuremberg Trials

    A long-lost Nazi diary belonging to one of Adolf Hitler’s closest aides has been discovered, and nearly 400 pages of writings by Hitler confidante Alfred Rosenberg have been declared a highly significant find in terms of understanding the Holocaust. The Nazi diary was discovered in Buffalo, New York, long believed to have been smuggled from Germany [...] Nazi Diary Found In Upstate NY, Smuggled ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. On that day, Byrd said, "My only regret is that my beloved wife, companion and confidante, 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: U.TV

  2. In a prepared statement, Gov. John Baldacci called Lee "a close friend and confidante and a stalwart supporter of the people of Maine. His tireless advocacy for economic development is unmatched, as is his lifetime of philanthropy and dedication to...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: John Baldacci Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

  3. Meanwhile, on ABC's "This Week," Hillary Clinton says her husband wouldn't have a "formal, official role" if she took office, but would take on the same responsibilities as other presidential spouses and be her close "confidante and adviser."
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: WBOC TV 16

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