Synonyms of confidant
confidant or confidante
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cronyYou can refer to friends that someone spends a lot of time with as their cronies, especially when you disapprove of them.
• his weekend drinking sessions with his cronies
friendchina (British, slang)colleagueassociatemate (informal)pal (informal)companiongossip (archaic)cock (British, informal)buddy (informal)comradechum (informal)accompliceallysidekick (slang)main man (slang, US)homeboy (slang, US)cobber (Australian, New Zealand, old-fashioned, informal)
intimateAn intimate is an intimate friend.
• They are to have an autumn wedding, an intimate of the couple confides.
friendclose friendbuddy (informal)mate (informal)palcomradechum (informal)mucker (British, slang)cronymain man (slang, US)china (British, slang)homeboy (slang, US)cobber (Australian, New Zealand, old-fashioned, informal)bosom friendfamiliarconfidant or confidante(constant) companiongossip (archaic)E hoa (New Zealand)
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