intrigant

noun
in·​tri·​gant | \ ˌin-trē-ˈgänt How to pronounce intrigant (audio) , ˌan-, -ˈgäⁿ \
variants: or intriguant

Definition of intrigant

: one that intrigues

First Known Use of intrigant

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intrigant

French intrigant, from Italian intrigante, present participle of intrigare

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“Intrigant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intrigant. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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