noun \ˈtrist, especially British ˈtrīst\

: a meeting by lovers at a secret time or place

Full Definition of TRYST

:  an agreement (as between lovers) to meet
:  an appointed meeting or meeting place

Examples of TRYST

  1. <both lovers had to hurry to keep their noontime tryst in the park>

Origin of TRYST

Middle English triste appointed station for hunters, probably from trist, trust confidence, trust
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with TRYST


intransitive verb

Definition of TRYST

:  to make or keep a tryst
tryst·er \ˈtris-tər, ˈtrīs-\ noun

First Known Use of TRYST

14th century


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