Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: verb

To make known indirectly; hint.

Part of speech: adjective

Close; confidential, as friends.

Part of speech: noun

A confidential, as friend.

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Usage examples "intimate":

  1. As a matter of fact, she went out a great deal, but invariably among friends and to small, intimate affairs. - "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. He did not like the notion of Chip Slider being taken up by the Auto Boys in any very intimate way, he declared. - "The Auto Boys' Mystery", James A. Braden.
  3. You're an intimate friend of both brothers. - "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.