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Intimate
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Intimate as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 38 answers for the crossword clue 'Intimate', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Intimate a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Intimate as an answer itself some 108 times.

Intimate is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 with the answer being CLOSE, but the most popular answer for this clue is HINTAT.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Someone to whom private matters are confided
  • Imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
  • 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"
  • Thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
  • 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"
  • Having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  • Give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"
  • Marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity; "intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

BY
In reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"

3 Letters

CBY

PAL
A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

4 Letters

CHUM
A large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back; an important food fish

COZY
A padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm

HINT
An indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

NEAR
Near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"

5 Letters

BOSOM
A close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"

CLOSE
The concluding part of any performance

CRONY
A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

GETAT
Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

IMPLY
Express or state indirectly

INNER
Located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

LETON
Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"

TIGHT
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"

6 Letters

CHUMMY
(used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"

GET AT

HINTAT

SEXUAL
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"

VERSED
An injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures

7 Letters

BEDMATE

CONNOTE
Express or state indirectly

PRIVATE
Not expressed; "secret (or private) thoughts"

SUGGEST
Suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"

UPCLOSE

8 Letters

ALLUDETO

BROWBEAT Howard
Discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate

FAMILIAR
A friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"

FRIENDLY
Troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces; "friendlies came to their rescue"

INFORMAL
Not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends"

INTERNAL
Located inward; "Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein; "she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby; "an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.

ONETOONE

PERSONAL
A short newspaper article about a particular person or group

9 Letters

ADUMBRATE
Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"

CONFIDANT
Someone to whom private matters are confided

INSINUATE
Introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"

12 Letters

HEARTTOHEART SURINDER SOBTI

13 Letters

KNOWLEDGEABLE
Thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read

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