Meaning of “intimate” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈɪntɪmət/

private and personal:

intimate details of her family life
intimate conversations

having a special relationship with someone who you like or love very much:

an intimate friend

If a place or event is intimate, it is small in a way that feels comfortable or private:

an intimate hotel
an intimate knowledge/understanding of sth

a very good knowledge/understanding of something, so you know all of the facts about it or about how it works

intimately adverb

(Definition of “intimate adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)