confidant

Part of speech:

CONFIDANTE.

Part of speech: noun

A person to whom secrets are entrusted.

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Usage examples "confidant":

  1. How I wished that Angel could see me, being made the confidant of Harry! - "Explorers of the Dawn", Mazo de la Roche.
  2. Such an idea is not a mere playmate but rather a confidant. - "Robert Browning", Edward Dowden.
  3. Those near his own age often made him a confidant in such matters as their ambitions and loves. - "The House of Toys", Henry Russell Miller.