Part of speech: noun

One who confesses the Christian faith, as under persecution.

Part of speech: noun

R. C. Ch. A priest who hears confessions; a spiritual adviser.

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Usage examples "confessor":

  1. For a moment Barbara's listener studied her thoughtfully, then he said: " I'm immensely flattered that you like me well enough to make me your confessor. - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
  2. Let me, then, be your confessor! - "54-40 or Fight", Emerson Hough.
  3. Will you forgive me if I remind you that you are my lawyer, Mr. Sedley, not my chaplain nor my confessor? - "The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly", Charles James Lever.