Definition for intimate

adjective as in friendly, devoted

noun as in a close friend; familiar person

Strongest matches

confidant, confidante

Weak match

bosom buddy

verb as in suggest; tip off

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Example Sentences

We wanted it to be warm, we wanted it to be kind, we wanted it to be casual, and intimate.

From Vox

These are some of our favorite intimate encounters set in these close quarters.

The perpetrator had uploaded these non-intimate images—holiday and pregnancy photos and even pictures of her as a teenager—and encouraged other users to edit her face into violent pornographic photos.

Legend love his fans too and to celebrate them, he’s hosting an intimate “Weekend Of Love” Valentine’s Day themed event on Instagram.

The intimate story of Glaser’s subjects makes her book compelling, but the societal dots she’s able to connect make it important.

The Strange Social History of Our Most Intimate Institution.

Literature in the 14th century, Strohm points out, was an intimate, interactive affair.

She suggested that Gregory stack newspapers on his desk to give the set an intimate, coffeehouse feel.

But my favorites, and by far the most intimate photos at the gallery, are by Jimmy Steinfeld.

It offers keen insights into Hitch's craft while painting an intimate and unsentimental picture of the man behind the camera.

They were still talking of the poem and the music, exchanging intimate thoughts in the language he could not understand.

Besides, these are only a few intimate friends who have assembled to celebrate my daughter's fte-day.

Your most intimate friend arrived in Paris, and you choose the next day to make a little tour!

When the service was over, they walked leisurely homeward, and their conversation became more intimate.

Our friendship was close and intimate, such as is formed in the warmth of youth and which the grave alone dissolves.


On this page you'll find 237 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intimate, such as: affectionate, confidential, cozy, loving, warm, and bosom.

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