Definition of Intimate


  • someone to whom private matters are confided


  • imply as a possibility
    "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
  • give to understand
    "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"


  • thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson
    "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
  • innermost or essential
    "the inner logic of Cubism"
    "the internal contradictions of the theory"
    "the intimate structure of matter"
  • involved in a sexual relationship
    "the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"
    "she had been intimate with many men"
    "he touched her intimate parts"
  • having mutual interests or affections
    of established friendship
    "on familiar terms"
    "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  • having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
    "had a cozy chat"
    "a relaxed informal manner"
    "an intimate cocktail lounge"
    "the small room was cozy and intimate"
  • marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity
    "intimate friend"
    "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Intimate

  • Scrabble® score of the intimate (10)
  • Word Chums® score of the intimate (13)
  • Words With Friends® score of the intimate (12)

Unscramble intimate

148 unscramble word found using the letters intimate.

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