alter ego


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alter ego

n.
1. Another side of oneself; a second self.
2. An intimate friend or a constant companion.

[Latin : alter, other + ego, I, self.]

alter ego

(ˈæltər ˈiːɡəʊ; ˈɛɡəʊ)
n
1. a second self
2. a very close and intimate friend
[Latin: other self]

al•ter e•go

(ˈɔl tər ˈi goʊ, ˌɛg oʊ, ˈæl-)
n.
1. an inseparable friend.
2. a second self; a perfect substitute or deputy.
3. another aspect of one's personality.
[1530–40; < Latin: another I]

alter ego

A Latin phrase meaning other self, used to mean a very close friend or associate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alter ego - a very close and trusted friend who seems almost a part of yourselfalter ego - a very close and trusted friend who seems almost a part of yourself
friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
Translations

alter ego

[ˈæltərˈiːgəʊ] Nálter ego m

alter ego

nAlter ego nt
References in classic literature ?
Ferguson had a friend--not another self, indeed, an alter ego, for friendship could not exist between two beings exactly alike.
And, as John Barleycorn heated his way into my brain, thawing my reticence, melting my modesty, talking through me and with me and as me, my adopted twin brother and alter ego, I, too, raised my voice to show myself a man and an adventurer, and bragged in detail and at length of how I had crossed San Francisco Bay in my open skiff in a roaring southwester when even the schooner sailors doubted my exploit.
Maston, with much feeling, "I am a friend of the president's, his alter ego , his second self; if you really must kill some one, shoot me!
It comes over me that I had then a strange ALTER EGO deep down somewhere within me, as the full-blown flower is in the small tight bud, and that I just took the course, I just transferred him to the climate, that blighted him for once and for ever."
These people might not take that high view of you which I have always taken, as an alter ego, a right hand-- though I always looked forward to your doing something else.
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But the 4th Circuit determined that Coley had commingled his money with the LLC and that the corporation was his alter ego. 4th Circuit Judge Barbara Keenan, who wrote the unanimous decision, rejected Coley's assertion that the court had to find that the LLC had a fraudulent purpose to conclude that it was his alter ego.
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