intimater
noun see intimate I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • intimater — See intimate2. * * * …   Universalium

  • intimater — n. person that intimates, person that hints, person that implies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intimater — in·ti·mat·er …   English syllables

  • intimater — ˌmād.ə(r), ātə noun ( s) Etymology: intimate (I) + er : one that intimates …   Useful english dictionary

  • intimate — I. transitive verb ( mated; mating) Etymology: Late Latin intimatus, past participle of intimare to put in, announce, from Latin intimus innermost, superlative of Old Latin *interus inward more at interior Date: 1522 1. to make known especially… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intimation — [in΄tə mā′shən] n. 〚ME intimacion < OFr intimation < LL intimatio〛 1. the act of intimating 2. a formal announcement or declaration: now chiefly in law 3. a hint; indirect suggestion * * * See intimater. * * * …   Universalium

  • intimate — intimate1 intimately, adv. intimateness, n. /in teuh mit/, adj. 1. associated in close personal relations: an intimate friend. 2. characterized by or involving warm friendship or a personally close or familiar association or feeling: an intimate… …   Universalium

  • intimate — 1. adj. & n. adj. 1 closely acquainted; familiar, close (an intimate friend; an intimate relationship). 2 private and personal (intimate thoughts). 3 (usu. foll. by with) having sexual relations. 4 (of knowledge) detailed, thorough. 5 (of a… …   Useful english dictionary

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